Incoming Freshman Profile
The average Clarion University applicant:
- Is in the top 40 percent of their class
- Has a 3.2 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale (87 percent average)
- Achieves a combined reading and math SAT score between a 1000-1080
- Scores an average ACT score of 21
- Submits a personal essay
Please note: We also accept students who are above and below these averages and we offer specialized programs to accommodate your learning needs. Want to learn more about student success?
Clarion Honors Program - Fly Even Higher!
Our Honors Program provides a challenging academic track for advanced student learning. Approximately 50 students are accepted into the Honors Program each year. Competitive students have a minimum high school GPA of 3.64 or higher and a SAT score of 1220 (mathematics and critical reading).