Albertus Magnus College: Acceptance Rate and Admissions Statistics

Albertus Magnus College

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Albertus Magnus College is a private, Catholic, liberal arts college with an acceptance rate of 58%. Located on a 50-acre campus in the Prospect Hill neighborhood of New Haven, Connecticut, Albertus Magnus College has approximately 550 traditional full-time undergraduates, and a larger population of continuing education and graduate students. The college offers over 50 undergraduate academic programs (majors, minors, and concentrations) and 12 graduate programs. Business administration is the most popular undergraduate major. Albertus Magnus academics are supported by 14-to-1 student / faculty ratio. In athletics, the Albertus Magnus Falcons compete in the NCAA Division III Great Northeast Athletic Conference.

Considering applying to Albertus Magnus College? Here are the admissions statistics you should know, including average SAT/ACT scores and GPAs of admitted students.

Acceptance Rate

During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, Albertus Magnus College had an acceptance rate of 58%. This means that for every 100 students who applied, 58 students were admitted, making Albert Magnus' admissions process competitive.

Admissions Statistics (2017-18)
Number of Applicants 1,388
Percent Admitted 58%
Percent Admitted Who Enrolleld (Yield) 20%

SAT Scores and Requirements

Albertus Magnus has a test-optional standardized testing policy. Applicants to Albertus Magnus may submit SAT or ACT scores to the school, but they are not required. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 86% of admitted students submitted SAT scores.

SAT Range (Admitted Students)
Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
ERW 410 540
Math 400 510
ERW=Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

This admissions data tells us that of those students who submitted scores during the 2017-18 admissions cycle, most of Albertus Magnus' admitted students fall within the bottom 29% nationally on the SAT. For the evidence-based reading and writing section, 50% of students admitted to Albertus Magnus scored between 410 and 540, while 25% scored below 410 and 25% scored above 540. On the math section, 50% of admitted students scored between 400 and 510, while 25% scored below 400 and 25% scored above 510. While the SAT is not required, this data tells us that a composite SAT score of 1050 or higher is competitive for Albertus Magnus.

Requirements

Albertus Magnus College does not require SAT scores for admission. For students who choose to submit scores, note that Albertus Magnus participates in the scorechoice program, meaning that the admissions office will consider your highest score from each individual section across all SAT test dates. Albertus Magnus does not require the essay portion of the SAT or SAT Subject tests.

ACT Scores and Requirements

Albertus Magnus has a test-optional standardized testing policy. Applicants may submit SAT or ACT scores to the school, but they are not required. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 2% of admitted student submitted ACT scores.

ACT Range (Admitted Students)
Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
English 17 18
Math 19 21
Composite 15 20

This admissions data tells us that of those who submitted scores during the 2017-18 admissions cycle, most of Albertus Magnus' admitted students fall within the bottom 20% nationally on the ACT. The middle 50% of students admitted to Albertus Magnus received a composite ACT score between 15 and 20, while 25% scored above 20 and 25% scored below 15.

Requirements

Note that Albertus Magnus does not require ACT scores for admission. For students who choose to submit scores, Albertus Magnus does not superscore ACT results; your highest composite ACT score will be considered. Albertus Magnus does not require the optional ACT writing section.

GPA

In 2018, the average high school GPA of Albertus Magnus College's incoming freshmen class was 3.05, and 45% of incoming students had average GPAs of 3.0 and above. These results suggest that most successful applicants to Albertus Magnus College have primarily B grades.

Admissions Chances

Albertus Magnus College, which accepts just over half of applicants, has a somewhat competitive admissions pool. However, Albertus Magnus also has a holistic admissions process and is test-optional, and admissions decisions are based on more than numbers. A strong application essay and glowing letters of recommendation can strengthen your application, as can participation in meaningful extracurricular activities and a rigorous course schedule. The college is looking for students who will contribute to the campus community in meaningful ways, not just students who show promise in the classroom. While not required, Albertus Magnus recommends a campus visit or interviews for interested applicants. Students with particularly compelling stories or achievements can still receive serious consideration even if their grades and scores are outside of Albertus Magnus' average range.

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All admissions data has been sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and Albertus Magnus College Undergraduate Admissions Office.