Viterbo University (Viterbo)

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Viterbo can be found in La Crosse, WI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 2,900 students are enrolled at Viterbo.

The majority of students getting into Viterbo had an SAT score between 1050 to 1270, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 21 to 25. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Viterbo average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.33. 77% of all those students that apply are accepted to Viterbo University, from which 29% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Viterbo Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Viterbo University was reported as 76.6% in Fall 2020 with over 1,270 college applications submitted to Viterbo University. 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

  • Viterbo ACT Scores: 21 - 25
  • Viterbo Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Viterbo University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Viterbo 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 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 Viterbo has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 62.5%
  • 2017-2018: 61.5%
  • 2018-2019: 75.8%
  • 2019-2020: 76.6%
  • Projected Viterbo Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 66.8%

How Does Viterbo Compare?

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Luther College62.3%
University of Minnesota-Rochester60.1%
Upper Iowa University51.3%
Clarke University93.9%
Loras College75.3%

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 Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 640
Math510 - 630
Total Score1050 - 1270
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 25
Math19 - 25
Composite Score21 - 25
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