2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 2,726 students have applied and 1,799 students have allowed to admit to La Sierra University (Acceptance rate: 65.99%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 16.01 % where 288 students have finally enrolled out of 1,799 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 The Master's University and Seminary and Simpson University, its acceptance rate is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 74.00%).
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 25.25%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to La Sierra University

Admissionhttps://admissions.lasierra.edu/
Online Applicationhttps://lasierra.edu/apply/
Financial Aidhttps://lasierra.edu/sfs/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://lasierra.edu/sfs/scholarships/
Veterans Tuitionhttps://lasierra.edu/sfs/scholarships/
Athletichttps://lasierra.edu/about/#c4949
Disability Servicehttps://lasierra.edu/ods/

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average SAT score is 1,010 and the average ACT score is 23 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 1,118). 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 University1,01023
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,09424
All U.S. Colleges1,12368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges1,13269
4-Years Colleges1,12468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California1,17875

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At La Sierra University, 71 students submitted SAT scores (25% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,010 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 Writing460570
Mathematics420570
Total8801,140
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At La Sierra University, 7 students submitted ACT scores (2% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 23 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
Composite1828
English1927
Mathematics1522

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