University of Redlands

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University of Redlands can be found in Redlands, CA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around five thousand students enrolled per year at University of Redlands.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores to this school. A score in the range of 1070 - 1270 on the SAT exam, or 23 - 28 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 University of Redlands average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.28 - 3.52. Approximately 80% of all applicant were accepted at University of Redlands, and from those that were granted acceptance about 20% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Redlands Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Redlands was reported as 76.4% in Fall 2020 with over 4,620 college applications submitted to University of Redlands. 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: 23 - 28
  • Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Redlands?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Redlands, 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 University of Redlands has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 74.7%
  • 2017-2018: 75.0%
  • 2018-2019: 74.8%
  • 2019-2020: 76.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 70.2%

How Does University of Redlands Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Redlands is thirty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
La Sierra University55.2%
Pitzer College13.7%
Harvey Mudd College13.7%
Claremont McKenna College10.3%
Scripps College32.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • 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 2020)


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 640
Math530 - 630
Total Score1070 - 1270
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 29
Math20 - 26
Composite Score23 - 28
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