Salve Regina University

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Salve Regina University can be found in Newport, RI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 2,900 students are enrolled at Salve Regina University.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT exam scores at Salve Regina University. A score in the range of 1525 - 1790 on the SAT exam, or 23 - 26 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Salve Regina University average GPA ranges from 3.23 to 3.45 for accepted students. Salve Regina University accepts around 70 percent of students applying per year. Of those that are accepted, nearly 14 percent registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Salve Regina University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Salve Regina University was reported as 67.1% in Fall 2013 with over 5,070 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: 1525 - 1790
  • ACT Scores: 23 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Salve Regina University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Salve Regina 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 Salve Regina University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 64.6%
  • 2010-2011: 69.6%
  • 2011-2012: 69.5%
  • 2012-2013: 69.7%
  • 2013-2014: 67.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 68.3%

How Does Salve Regina University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Salve Regina University is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Roger Williams University81.0%
Rhode Island School of Design27.3%
Providence College59.8%
Bryant University76.6%
Wheaton College67.4%

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 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 Salve Regina University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 590
Math510 - 600
Writing505 - 600
Total Score1525 - 1790
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 27
Math22 - 26
Composite Score23 - 26
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