Anderson University SAT Scores and GPA

What are Anderson University's average SAT scores and GPA? In this guide, we'll discuss what scores are needed for you to get admitted into Anderson University. You'll also get to calculate your own chances with our admissions calculator.

Location: Anderson, IN

Anderson University Admissions Statistics

There are three critical numbers when considering your admissions chances: SAT scores, GPA, and acceptance rate. All these combine to tell you what you scores are required to get into Anderson University.


Average SAT: 1011

The average SAT score composite at Anderson University is a 1011.

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Anderson University SAT Score Analysis (New 1600 SAT)

The 25th percentile New SAT score is 910, and the 75th percentile SAT score is 1110.

In other words, a 910 places you below average, while a 1110 will move you up to above average. There's no absolute SAT requirement at Anderson University, but they really want to see at least a 910 to have a chance at being considered.

Here's the breakdown of new SAT scores by section:

SectionAverage25th Percentile75th Percentile
Math510460560
Reading + Writing501450550
Composite10119101110

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Average GPA: 3.4

The average GPA at Anderson University is 3.4. This makes Anderson University Moderately Competitive for GPAs.

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(Most schools use a weighted GPA out of 4.0, though some report an unweighted GPA.

With a GPA of 3.4, Anderson University requires you to be around average in your high school class. You'll need a mix of A's and B's, and very few C's. If you took some AP or IB classes, this will help boost your weighted GPA and show your ability to take college classes.

If you're a junior or senior, your GPA is hard to change from this point on. If your GPA is at or below the school average of 3.4, you'll need a higher SAT score to compensate and show that you're prepared to take on college academics. This will help you compete effectively with other applicants.



Admissions Rate: 65.3%

The acceptance rate at Anderson University is 65.3%. In other words, of 100 students who apply, 65 are admitted.

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This means the school is somewhat selective. You should prepare your academic scores well, but you have an excellent chance if you impress them.



Final Admissions Verdict

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Because this school is moderately selective, strong academic performance will almost guarantee you admission. Scoring at a 1011 SAT or above will already give you a great shot at getting in. Scoring a 1110 will nearly guarantee you admission, given that your GPA is roughly the average of 3.4.


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  • 50-80%: More likely than not getting in
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  • 5-20%: Reach school: Unlikely to get in, but still have a shot
  • 0-5%: Hard reach school: Very difficult to get in
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Other Schools For You

If you're interested in Anderson University, you'll probably be interested in these schools as well. We've divided them into 3 categories depending on how hard they are to get into, relative to Anderson University.


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Reach Schools: Harder to Get Into

These schools are have higher average SAT scores than Anderson University. If you improve your SAT score, you'll be competitive for these schools.

School Name Location SAT Avg ACT Avg
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Pomona, CA 1150 23
Liberty University Lynchburg, VA 1128 25
Washington State University Pullman, WA 1120 23
East Carolina University Greenville, NC 1110 22
Texas State University San Marcos, TX 1100 23
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN 1100 22
Georgia State University Atlanta, GA 1096 24

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Same Level: Equally Hard to Get Into

If you're competitive for Anderson University, these schools will offer you a similar chance of admission.

School Name Location SAT Avg ACT Avg
California State University Northridge Northridge, CA 1030 19
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, PA 1017 19
California State University Fresno Fresno, CA 1010 19
California State University Stanislaus Turlock, CA 1000 19
California State University San Bernardino San Bernardino, CA 1000 18
California State University Bakersfield Bakersfield, CA 993 19
California State University East Bay Hayward, CA 992 19

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Safety Schools: Easier to Get Into

If you're currently competitive for Anderson University, you should have no problem getting into these schools. If Anderson University is currently out of your reach, you might already be competitive for these schools.

School Name Location SAT Avg ACT Avg
State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill Cobleskill, NY 970 20
Southern Vermont College Bennington, VT 970 18
Buffalo State College Buffalo, NY 970 2
Alabama State University Montgomery, AL 950 18
College of St. Elizabeth Morristown, NJ 950 16
Albertus Magnus College New Haven, CT 940 24
Bloomfield College Bloomfield, NJ 940 18

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