Cincinnati Christian University Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

Cincinnati Christian University (CCU) was founded in 1924 as the Cincinnati Bible Seminary. It was established to provide a Bible-centered education for Christian ministers and lay leaders. The school was located on the campus of Mount Auburn Presbyterian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio. The first classes began in 1925 with an enrollment of 17 students. Over the years, the school grew and developed into an accredited college with both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In 1951, the school changed its name to Cincinnati Bible College and then to Cincinnati Bible College & Seminary in 1984. In 2000, the name became Cincinnati Christian University.

Today, CCU offers undergraduate degrees in more than 30 areas of study including business administration, theology, education, music and social work. It also offers master’s degrees in counseling psychology, organizational leadership and ministry studies. The university has grown to include over 2,000 students enrolled at its main campus as well as additional locations around Ohio and Kentucky. CCU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC-NCA). The mission of CCU is to offer a Christ-centered educational experience that develops servant leaders who are committed to making an impact on their community through service and leadership.

Cincinnati Christian University, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of Cincinnati Christian University. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about Cincinnati Christian University, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

Cincinnati Christian University is a private, four-year, coeducational university located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Founded in 1924 as the Cincinnati Bible Seminary, the university offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs. As of fall 2019, the total enrollment was 1,622 students. Of this number, 1,307 were undergraduates and 315 were graduate students. The student body is made up of 50.9% female and 49.1% male students with an average age of 25 years old. The majority of students are from Ohio (48%), while other states represented include Kentucky (19%), Indiana (16%), Michigan (5%) and Pennsylvania (4%). In terms of racial diversity, 79% of the student body identifies as White/Caucasian; 9% identify as African American/Black; 5% identify as Hispanic/Latino; 2% identify as Asian/Pacific Islander; and 5% identify as multiracial or other races. Additionally, 10% of CCU’s student body are international students representing over 30 countries across five continents.

Fall 2022 Selectivity

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Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 98%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 222
Female applicants 94
Male applicants 128
Applicants accepted 218
Female applicants accepted 93
Male applicants accepted 125
Freshman enrollment 152
Female freshman enrollment 60
Male freshman enrollment 92
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
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Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2022 High School Rank

Freshman students submitting high school class standing 71%

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA 93%
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 25%
SAT Critical Reading average score N/A
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 460-570
SAT Math average score N/A
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 440-560
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 400-540
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 67%
Average ACT Composite score N/A
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 18-24
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 16-24
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 17-24