Viterbo University (Viterbo)

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Viterbo can be found in La Crosse, WI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 3,600 students are enrolled at Viterbo.

The majority of students getting into this school have scored in-between 21 to 26 on the ACT. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Viterbo average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.38. 71% of all those students that apply are accepted to Viterbo University, from which 25% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Viterbo Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Viterbo University was reported as 70.6% in Fall 2013 with over 1,710 applications submitted to Viterbo University. 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

  • Viterbo ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • Viterbo Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Viterbo University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Viterbo, 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 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Viterbo has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 86.9%
  • 2010-2011: 84.3%
  • 2011-2012: 77.9%
  • 2012-2013: 69.2%
  • 2013-2014: 70.6%
  • Projected Viterbo Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 74.2%

How Does Viterbo Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Viterbo University is twenty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Luther College72.1%
University of Minnesota-Rochester54.2%
Clarke University77.5%
Loras College69.0%
University of Dubuque77.4%

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 Recommended
  • 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 Viterbo (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English20 - 25
Math20 - 26
Composite Score21 - 26
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