Ursinus College

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Ursinus 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 Collegeville, PA, a predominately suburban area. There are around two thousand students enrolled per year at Ursinus College.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at this school. A score between 1590 - 1920 on the SAT exam, or 24 - 30 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 Ursinus College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.28 - 3.57. Ursinus College sends acceptance letters to approximately 70% of students applying each year. Of those that are admitted, about 16% of students attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at ursinus.edu.

Overall Ursinus College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

66.3%

The overall acceptance rate for Ursinus College was reported as 66.3% in Fall 2013 with over 3,950 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: 1590 - 1920
  • ACT Scores: 24 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Ursinus College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Ursinus College has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Ursinus College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 56.7%
  • 2010-2011: 55.3%
  • 2011-2012: 70.2%
  • 2012-2013: 69.8%
  • 2013-2014: 66.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 65.9%

How Does Ursinus College Compare?

66.3%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Ursinus College is nineteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Valley Forge Christian College65.9%
Cabrini College74.3%
Eastern University64.1%
Gwynedd Mercy College65.9%
Rosemont College58.4%

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)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants3,94745.7%54.3%
Admitted2,61844.1%55.9%
Enrolled42548.9%51.1%

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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 640
Math540 - 640
Writing530 - 640
Total Score1590 - 1920
ACT®Score Range
English24 - 29
Math24 - 28
Composite Score24 - 30
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