Lewis University

Your Opinion: Is this School Hard to Get Into?
6 3

Lewis University can be found in Romeoville, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About 7,000 students are enrolled at Lewis University.

Most of the students that got into this school got an SAT score between 1010 to 1200, or got accepted with an ACT score between 21 to 27. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Lewis University average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.45 for accepted students. About 60 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Lewis University, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 15 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at lewisu.edu.

Overall Lewis University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Lewis University was reported as 63.9% in Fall 2020 with over 6,670 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: 21 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Lewis University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Lewis 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 Lewis University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 59.2%
  • 2017-2018: 53.8%
  • 2018-2019: 57.8%
  • 2019-2020: 63.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 55.5%

How Does Lewis University Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lewis University is thirteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of St Francis45.6%
Benedictine University41.7%
North Central College53.6%
Trinity Christian College69.1%
Aurora University86.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes 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 Lewis University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 600
Math510 - 600
Total Score1010 - 1200
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math20 - 26
Composite Score21 - 27
To learn more about the data and calculations that power this site, please visit our data discussion page.