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University of St. Thomas Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

St. Paul, MN

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics 3 4
Science   2
Foreign Language   4
Social Studies   2
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2115 Summit Avenue
City, State, Zip
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096
Phone
(800) 328-6819
Fax
(651) 962-6160
E-mail
admissions@stthomas.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
No fee required$0
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
83% of 6,718 applicants were admitted
Women
82% of 3,589 applicants were admitted
Men
84% of 3,129 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,741 (31%) of 5,587 admitted students enrolled
Women
843 (29%) of 2,945 admitted students enrolled
Men
898 (34%) of 2,642 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.63
3.75 and Above
42%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
633 average
590-690 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
24%
Score of 600 - 700
48%
Score of 500 - 600
27%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
625 average
570-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
10%
Score of 600 - 700
53%
Score of 500 - 600
29%
Score of 400 - 500
8%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
26 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
19%
Score of 24 - 29
55%
Score of 18 - 23
26%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 21%
Top quarter: 49%
Top half: 84%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
0%
Class President
0%
Student Government Officer
0%

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