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Husson University

Bangor, ME 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate91%

Husson University Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Husson University. Husson University admitted 91% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 2,541 students applied to Husson University and 2,320 were admitted.

If you are considering submitting an application to Husson University, the application fee is $40.

Students who submit their applications to Husson University for fall should anticipate a decision by December 1.

Husson University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Husson University's admissions stats.

Husson University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 18%
Mean SAT Score 1109
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 17%
Waitlist No

Husson University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Husson University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Husson University?

Husson University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Husson University Admissions

Transferring to Husson University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Husson University

Husson University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Husson University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Husson University

What does Husson University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Application Essay Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Interview Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Class Rank Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Husson University for more information on admission factors.

Husson University Application Requirements

To apply to Husson University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Husson University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Transcript(S) of College Record
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Husson University?

Students admitted to Husson University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 39% submitted a class rank. At Husson University 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 51% were in the top 25% and 83% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Husson University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 16%
3.75 and 3.99 15%
3.50 and 3.74 22%
3.25 and 3.49 16%
3.00 and 3.24 14%
2.50 and 2.9 12%
2.00 and 2.49 3%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Husson University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Husson University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 17% of Husson University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application.

What is a Good SAT Score for Husson University?

To be competitive with other Husson University applicants, you should strive to score between 1038 and 1183 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Husson University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1183 and 25% of scored lower than 1038, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Husson University student is 1109.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Husson University students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Husson University students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

More Information on Transferring to Husson University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Husson University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Husson University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Husson University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Husson University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Husson University.

Does Husson University accept transfer credits?

✅ Husson University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Husson University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Husson University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Husson University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Husson University?

❌ No, Husson University is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to submit your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Husson University's acceptance rate?

✅ Husson University's acceptance rate is 91%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Husson University?

❌ Husson University does not offer early decision.

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Husson University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Husson University? Husson University is a somewhat selective institution. The Husson University acceptance rate is 91%. This means that the institution accepts 91 out of every 100 applicants.


Husson University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Husson University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Husson University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Husson University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1038 - 1183


Math SAT Range

510 - 600


Reading SAT Range

510 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1183 and Above


1038 to 1183


1038 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Husson University students is 1109. Applicants with SAT scores of 1183 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Husson University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1038 to 1183 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1038 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Husson University.

Husson University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Husson University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.43. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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