Averett University (AU)

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Averett University can be found in Danville, VA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. AU has only around 900 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

Most of the students admitted to AU had an SAT score within the range of 1220 - 1530, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 17 - 22. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Averett University (AU) average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.14 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of about 63 percent with 16 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at averett.edu.

Overall Averett University (AU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Averett University was reported as 63.3% in Fall 2013 with over 2,360 applications submitted to AU. 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

  • AU SAT Scores: 1220 - 1530
  • AU ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • AU Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Averett University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Averett University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for AU has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 22.8%
  • 2010-2011: 86.1%
  • 2011-2012: 54.2%
  • 2012-2013: 57.7%
  • 2013-2014: 63.3%
  • Projected AU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 60.1%

How Does Averett University (AU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Averett University is fourteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bennett College for Women82.6%
University of North Carolina School of the Arts45.2%
Randolph College83.4%
Hollins University69.3%
Sweet Briar College84.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • 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 Averett University (AU) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading420 - 520
Math420 - 530
Writing380 - 480
Total Score1220 - 1530
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math16 - 22
Composite Score17 - 22
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