The acceptance rate at Stritch is 77%. It ranks #14 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Cardinal Stritch University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 566 out of 736 applicants were admitted.
The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent (SAT 975/1100 ACT 17/23). Cardinal Stritch University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.1. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Stritch application fee is $0 and applications are due by Apr 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Cardinal Stritch University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||505|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||975|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||565|
|SAT Math 75th||535|
|SAT Composite 75th||1100|
|Average SAT Score||1040
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Cardinal Stritch University?
Cardinal Stritch University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 975 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. Stritch ranks #14 in Wisconsin for highest average SAT composite score. 14 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||21|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Stritch?
Admission data indicates that Stritch regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 85 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Cardinal Stritch University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into Cardinal Stritch University?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Stritch. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Cardinal Stritch University was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #32 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Stritch accepts 77% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||12.2%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||10.8%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||13.5%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.24||21.6%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.99||27.0%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||10.8%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||1.4%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
74.1% of Cardinal Stritch University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||22%|
|Top 25% of class||48%|
|Top 50% of class||74%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||17%||14%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Cardinal Stritch University is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Cardinal Stritch University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=238430 IPEDS survey data for Cardinal Stritch University.
14% of students submit their SAT scores to Stritch. 85% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
77% of those who apply are granted admission to Stritch. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 975 and 1100. 14% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 85% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.