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Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor, MI 4-Year Private

SAC Admissions

Reach out to Spring Arbor University's admissions department for more information on applying.

Spring Arbor University Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Spring Arbor University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 22%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 78%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 22%
Waitlist No

Spring Arbor University Application Deadlines

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Considering Applying Early to Spring Arbor University?

Spring Arbor University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Spring Arbor University directly for more information about early applications.

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

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Transferring to Spring Arbor University

For more information on transferring to Spring Arbor University, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Spring Arbor University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important 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 areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Spring Arbor University

What does Spring Arbor 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
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Academic GPA Important
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered

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

Spring Arbor University Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Other Requirements guidance counselor's form, minimum ACT score of 20 or SAT score of 930
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Spring Arbor University?

Students admitted to Spring Arbor University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 68% submitted a class rank. At Spring Arbor University 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 50% were in the top 25% and 86% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Spring Arbor University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
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 Spring Arbor 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

Spring Arbor University does not have 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 2017, 78% of Spring Arbor University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 22% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Spring Arbor University?

To be competitive with other Spring Arbor University applicants, you should strive to score between 1000 and 1203 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Spring Arbor University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1203 and 25% of scored lower than 1000, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Spring Arbor University students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 498 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Spring Arbor University students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 498 or higher.

To be most competitive at Spring Arbor University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Spring Arbor University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Spring Arbor University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

Spring Arbor University Admissions FAQs

Do I have to submit test scores to Spring Arbor University?

✅ Spring Arbor University is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Spring Arbor University?

🟨 Spring Arbor University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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SAC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1000 - 1203


Math SAT Range

490 - 610


Reading SAT Range

498 - 600


Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At SAC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.61. 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.

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