Reach out to St. Catherine University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Here is an overiew of some of St Catherine University's admissions stats.
|St Catherine University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||25%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||4%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||95%|
These are the application deadlines for St. Catherine University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
St Catherine University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
St Catherine University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider 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 choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by St Catherine University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with St Catherine University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to St Catherine University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with St Catherine 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||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to St Catherine University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 54% submitted a class rank. At St Catherine University 25% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 60% were in the top 25% and 92% were in the top 50%.
At St. Catherine University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||30%|
|3.50 and 3.74||23%|
|3.25 and 3.49||17%|
|3.00 and 3.24||8%|
|2.50 and 2.9||7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2%|
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 St Catherine University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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.
St Catherine University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
St Catherine 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 2022, 4% of St Catherine University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 95% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other St Catherine University applicants, you should aim to score between 1095 and 1170 (or higher!) on the SAT. At St Catherine University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1170 and 25% of scored lower than 1095, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of St Catherine University students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 570 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of St Catherine University students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 570 or higher.
To be most competitive at St Catherine University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for St Catherine University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for St Catherine University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to St Catherine University.
Transfer students can enroll in St Catherine University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to St Catherine University?
❌ Students who are admitted to St Catherine University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does St Catherine University accept transfer credits?
✅ St Catherine University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. St Catherine University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does St Catherine University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ St Catherine University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to St Catherine University?
✅ St Catherine University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is St Catherine University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for St Catherine University is 77%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at St Catherine University?
❌ St Catherine University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into St Catherine University? St Catherine University is a somewhat selective institution. The St Catherine University acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 77 out of every 100 applicants.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At St Catherine University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.62. 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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