Saint Anselm College

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Saint Anselm College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Manchester, NH, a predominately suburban area. Around two thousand students are enrolled at Saint Anselm College.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to Saint Anselm College. A score between 1580 - 1850 on the SAT exam, or 23 - 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Saint Anselm College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.28 - 3.52. An estimated 70% of all applicant were accepted at Saint Anselm College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 18% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Saint Anselm College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Saint Anselm College was reported as 73.6% in Fall 2013 with over 3,830 college 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

  • SAT Scores: 1580 - 1850
  • ACT Scores: 23 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Saint Anselm College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Saint Anselm College, 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 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 Saint Anselm College has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 77.2%
  • 2010-2011: 76.4%
  • 2011-2012: 71.4%
  • 2012-2013: 74.7%
  • 2013-2014: 73.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 74.1%

How Does Saint Anselm College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Saint Anselm College is thirty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Rivier University89.3%
New England College90.0%
Merrimack College78.6%
Franklin Pierce University84.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Saint Anselm College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 610
Math520 - 620
Writing520 - 620
Total Score1580 - 1850
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 29
Math22 - 26
Composite Score23 - 27
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