Avila University

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Avila University can be found in Kansas City, MO, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around a thousand students enrolled per year at Avila University.

Many of the students accepted into this school had an SAT score between 1005 to 1160, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 19 to 23. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Avila University average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.18. Avila University sends acceptance letters to about 40 percent of those that apply per year. Of those that are accepted, about 23 percent continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .avila.edu.

Overall Avila University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Avila University was reported as 41.0% in Fall 2020 with over 1,640 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: 19 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Avila University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Avila 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 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 Avila University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 58.3%
  • 2017-2018: 40.2%
  • 2018-2019: 57.0%
  • 2019-2020: 41.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 44.4%

How Does Avila University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Avila University is thirty-eight percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Rockhurst University63.7%
MidAmerica Nazarene University54.6%
William Jewell College46.1%
University of Saint Mary84.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores 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 Avila University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading505 - 605
Math500 - 555
Total Score1005 - 1160
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 23
Math17 - 23
Composite Score19 - 23
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