If you are thinking about applying to Lander University, the application fee is $35.
Here's an overiew of some of Lander University's admissions stats.
|Lander University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||12.5%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||55%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||45%|
These are the application deadlines for Lander University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Lander 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.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Lander University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by Lander University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Lander University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Lander University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Lander 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)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Lander University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 94% submitted a class rank. At Lander University 12.5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 45.3% were in the top 25% and 80.1% were in the top 50%.
At Lander University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
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 Lander University directly.
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.
Lander University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Lander University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2013, 55% of Lander University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 45% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be most competitive at Lander University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Lander University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Lander University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Lander University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Lander University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Lander University?
❌ Students who are admitted to Lander University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Lander University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Lander University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Lander University?
✅ Lander University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Lander University's acceptance rate?
✅ Lander University's acceptance rate is 42%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Lander University?
❌ Lander University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Lander University? Lander University is a somewhat selective institution. The Lander University acceptance rate is 42%. This means that the institution accepts 42 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lander University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lander University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
22 and Above
18 to 22
18 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Lander University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Lander University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Lander University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.66. 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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