Husson University

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Husson University can be found in Bangor, ME, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Husson University has an enrollment of about three thousand students.

Many of the students getting into this school got an SAT score in the range of 1270 to 1610, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 17 to 21. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Husson University average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.25. Husson University admits approximately 80% of students applying per year. Of those that are accepted, about 35% continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Husson University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Husson University was reported as 79.9% in Fall 2013 with over 1,580 college applications submitted to Husson 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

  • SAT Scores: 1270 - 1610
  • ACT Scores: 17 - 21
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Husson University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Husson 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 Husson University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 87.0%
  • 2010-2011: 81.5%
  • 2011-2012: 75.1%
  • 2012-2013: 76.5%
  • 2013-2014: 79.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 78.9%

How Does Husson University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Husson University is forty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
New England School of Communications30.1%
Maine Maritime Academy65.4%
Unity College88.8%
College of the Atlantic73.7%
Colby College26.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • 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 Husson University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading420 - 530
Math430 - 550
Writing420 - 530
Total Score1270 - 1610
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 22
Math16 - 23
Composite Score17 - 21
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