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 860 - 1060, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 16 - 20. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Averett University (AU) average GPA ranges from 2.71 to 2.97 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of about 65 percent with 13 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.averett.edu.

Overall Averett University (AU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Averett University was reported as 64.9% in Fall 2020 with over 2,710 college 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 ACT Scores: 16 - 20
  • AU Average GPA: 2.71 - 2.97

How Hard Is It to Get into Averett University?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to AU have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for AU has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 56.7%
  • 2017-2018: 61.0%
  • 2018-2019: 60.8%
  • 2019-2020: 64.9%
  • Projected AU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 57.6%

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 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bennett College for Women59.0%
Salem College80.0%
Randolph College89.6%
Hollins University71.2%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Averett University (AU) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 530
Math430 - 530
Total Score860 - 1060
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score16 - 20
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