Friends University

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Friends University can be found in Wichita, KS, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 2,000 students enrolled each year at Friends University.

Many of the students that got into Friends University had an SAT score in the range of 950 - 1150, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 19 - 25. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Friends University average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.33 for accepted students. 46% of all those who apply are admitted to Friends University, from which 31 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Friends University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Friends University was reported as 45.8% in Fall 2020 with over 1,270 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 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Friends University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Friends 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 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 Friends University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 55.0%
  • 2017-2018: 48.0%
  • 2018-2019: 47.3%
  • 2019-2020: 45.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 44.5%

How Does Friends University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Friends University is twenty-four percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Newman University67.5%
Bethel College-North Newton57.5%
Southwestern College51.6%
Tabor College55.9%
McPherson College52.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 570
Math460 - 580
Total Score950 - 1150
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math18 - 24
Composite Score19 - 25
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