Incoming Freshman Profile

Admissions Profile

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).

Last Updated 12/20/16