Holy Names University
Holy Names University can be found in Oakland, CA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around a thousand students are enrolled at Holy Names University.
Most of the students getting into this school had an SAT score within the range of 820 - 1000, or got accepted with an ACT score between 17 - 21. We were able to estimate the Holy Names University average GPA (2.80 - 3.04) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Holy Names University accepts about 60 percent of those that apply. Of those that are accepted, around 27 percent attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at hnu.edu.
Overall Holy Names University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013
The overall acceptance rate for Holy Names University was reported as 56.7% in Fall 2013 with over 561 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Accepted Applicants Profile
- ACT Scores: 17 - 21
- Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.04
How Hard Is It to Get into Holy Names University?
Applicant Selectivity: Medium
When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Holy Names University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.
Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Holy Names University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2009-2010: 76.5%
- 2010-2011: 84.3%
- 2011-2012: 64.0%
- 2012-2013: 51.1%
- 2013-2014: 56.7%
- Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 61.1%
How Does Holy Names University Compare?
The acceptance rate for Holy Names University is two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|Saint Marys College of California||69.5%|
|California College of the Arts||81.6%|
|San Francisco Art Institute||82.7%|
|San Francisco Conservatory of Music||39.9%|
Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
- High School GPA Scores are Required
- High School Class Rankings are Recommended
- School Records are Required
- College Prep Classes are Recommended
- Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
- TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required
Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Holy Names University (Fall 2013)
|English||15 - 22|
|Math||17 - 22|
|Composite Score||17 - 21|