Acceptance Rate
55%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
11%
Freshmen Enrollment
334
SAT Scores
1,030
ACT Scores
20

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 5,399 students have applied and 2,980 students have allowed to admit to La Sierra University (Acceptance rate: 55.20%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 11.21 % where 334 students have finally enrolled out of 2,980 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as The Master's University and Simpson University, its acceptance rate is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 63.50%).
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 average (average yield is 27.75%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,030 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 La Sierra University is average than the schools (average score is 1,094). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
La Sierra University1,03020
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,07321
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 La Sierra University, 321 students submitted SAT scores (96% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,030 and it is average 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 Writing460580
Mathematics450570
Total9101,150
At La Sierra University, 71 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
Reading1624
English1326
Mathematics1624
Total4574

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to La Sierra University. The school requires 5 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to La Sierra University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
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