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Colleges / Stonehill College

Stonehill College

Easton, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate68%
Acceptance Rate68%

Stonehill Admissions

If you want to apply to Stonehill, the regular decision application deadline is January 15 and the fee for the application costs $60.

Students who apply to Stonehill for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than March 15.

Stonehill Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Stonehill's admissions stats.

Stonehill 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 19.45%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 56%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 7%
Waitlist Yes

Stonehill College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Stonehill College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes December 1 December 31
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes November 1 January 15
Regular Decision Yes January 1 March 15

Applying Early to Stonehill?

Stonehill offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by December 1 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 31.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 1. Stonehill will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15.

The early decision acceptance rate at Stonehill is 88%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 68%. Last year, Stonehill admitted 113 of the 128 students who applied early decision.

Some students apply early to college because they hope it will increase their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of being admitted, since it shows your interest in a school.

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

More on Stonehill College Admissions

How To Get Into Stonehill College

It is very difficult to get into Stonehill. Stonehill evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2021, Stonehill accepted 68% of students, approximately 4,712 of the 6,961 students who applied.

Schools that are very difficult to get into, like Stonehill, accept fewer than 60% of all applicants. At least 50% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT and over 26 on the ACT.

For applicants who are not residents of Massachusetts, getting into Stonehill College is moderately difficult.

Transferring to Stonehill College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Stonehill

Stonehill has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Stonehill?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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're strong.

Admissions Factors at Stonehill

Curious about the factors that are considered by Stonehill 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
Class Rank Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Talent/Ability Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Application Essay Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

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

Stonehill 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Stonehill?

Students admitted to Stonehill have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 45% submitted a class rank. At Stonehill 19.45% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 50.85% were in the top 25% and 88.4% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Stonehill College, 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 Stonehill 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

Stonehill considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Stonehill is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 56% of Stonehill's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 7% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Stonehill?

To be competitive with other Stonehill applicants, you should strive to score between 1130 and 1280 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Stonehill 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1280 and 25% of scored lower than 1130, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Stonehill students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 570 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Stonehill students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 570 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Stonehill?

To be most competitive at Stonehill, you should strive to earn between 24 and 28.5 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28.5 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Stonehill's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28.5, and three out of four students scored lower than 28.5 on the ACT.

A 24 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Stonehill students. Only one out of every four students scored below 24.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Stonehill College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Stonehill.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is April 1. Applicants should hear back by May 31.

Transfer students can enroll in Stonehill during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Stonehill Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Stonehill?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Stonehill.

Does Stonehill accept transfer credits?

✅ Stonehill accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

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

✅ Stonehill accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Stonehill?

❌ No, Stonehill is test optional, so you can decide whether or not to submit your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Stonehill's acceptance rate?

✅ Stonehill has an acceptance rate of 68%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Stonehill?

✅ Stonehill's early decision acceptance rate was 88% in 2021.

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Stonehill Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Very Selective


How hard is it to get into Stonehill? Stonehill is a very selective institution. The Stonehill acceptance rate is 68%. This means that the institution accepts 67 out of every 100 applicants.


Stonehill Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Apr 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Stonehill is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Stonehill is Apr 1.

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

Stonehill ACT Scores


ACT Range

24 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

29 and Above


24 to 29


24 and Less


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Stonehill SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1130 - 1280


Math SAT Range

550 - 640


Reading SAT Range

570 - 650

Stonehill GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Stonehill, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.32. 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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