If you are planning on applying to Incarnate, the fee for the application costs $20.
Here is an overiew of some of Incarnate's admissions stats.
|Incarnate 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||18%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||35%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||10%|
These are the application deadlines for University of the Incarnate Word.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Incarnate does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find 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 not difficult.
Incarnate has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines 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 put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.
What does Incarnate consider 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|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Incarnate for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Incarnate, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Incarnate'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)||2|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Incarnate have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 82% submitted a class rank. At Incarnate 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 42% were in the top 25% and 73% were in the top 50%.
At University of the Incarnate Word, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||22%|
|3.50 and 3.74||25%|
|3.25 and 3.49||19%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13%|
|2.50 and 2.9||8%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1%|
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 Incarnate 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.
Incarnate considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Incarnate 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, 35% of Incarnate's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 10% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Incarnate students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Incarnate students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.
To be most competitive at Incarnate, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Incarnate's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Incarnate students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Incarnate. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Incarnate during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Incarnate?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Incarnate.
Does Incarnate accept transfer credits?
✅ Incarnate accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Incarnate accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Incarnate accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Incarnate does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Incarnate?
❌ No, Incarnate is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Incarnate's acceptance rate?
✅ Incarnate's acceptance rate is 94%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Incarnate?
❌ Incarnate does not offer early decision.
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First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Incarnate is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Incarnate is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
23 and Above
17 to 23
17 and Less
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Incarnate, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. 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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