Acceptance Rate
63%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
10%
Freshmen Enrollment
162
SAT Scores
800
ACT Scores
20

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 2,441 students have applied and 1,544 students have allowed to admit to Holy Names University (Acceptance rate: 63.25%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 10.49 % where 162 students have finally enrolled out of 1,544 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Dominican University of California and Humboldt State University, its acceptance rate is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 76.63%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 20.38%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 800 and the average ACT score is 20 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Holy Names University is lower than the schools (average score is 1,083). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Holy Names University80020
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,06221
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges113269
4-Years Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California117875

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Holy Names University, 126 students submitted SAT scores (78% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 800 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing280330
Mathematics440550
Total720880
At Holy Names University, 35 students submitted ACT scores (22% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 20 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading1821
English1822
Mathematics1722
Total5365

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Holy Names University. The school requires 5 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Holy Names University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended