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Salve Regina University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Salve Regina University has a total enrollment of 2,647. In fall 2018, university had 4,721 applicants out of which 3588 students were admitted with the acceptance rate of 76%. With the yield rate of 14%, only 502 students were enrolled in the university.

  • Both the undergraduate and graduate applicants have to apply through the university’s online portal.
  • SAT/ACT scores are required for freshman admission.
  • Admissions are given on the rolling bases
  • Salve Regina University offers conditional admission for graduation to those students who fail to meet English proficiency requirements.


Admission PortalOnline portal
Application Fee $50
$65(conditional admission)
Acceptance rate(2018)76%
SAT Score480 (reading and writing)
530 (math)
ACT Score18(English)
Mode of PaymentMaster-Card/American Express/Discover/visa
Intake SeasonsRolling bases
Financial AidAvailable(scholarship) 

Salve Regina University Admission Deadlines

Although Salve Regina University accepts applications on a rolling basis still university had given the priority deadlines.

SessionDeadlines for undergraduateDeadlines for graduate programs**
FallNovember 1(early action)
February 1 (regular decision)
July 01
SpringDecember 1November 01

**Deadline for Master of Arts in Humanities, Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis, Master of Arts in Holistic Clinical Mental Health, Master of Arts in Holistic Counseling, and Master of Arts in Holistic Leadership.

Check complete list of Salve Regina University Courses

Salve Regina University International Admissions

Salve University provides 40 undergraduate, 13 graduate and 2 doctoral programs for students. International applicants have to send their documents for evaluation to World Education Service (WES) and Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE).

The admission process for international students is the same as of domestic applicants but they have to meet a few additional requirements like English proficiency, high GPA, bank statement.

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • All the academic records/transcripts from the previously attended institution(s).
    • Certified by the institution's office registrar.
    • Sent directly from the issuing institute a stamped and sealed envelope.
    • Official transcripts that are not in English must be accompanied along with a certified English translation.

For evaluation, international applicants should send their transcripts to World Education Service (WES) and Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE).

  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.75(undergraduate) and 3.30(graduate and doctoral)
  • SAT/ACT exam scores as per program requirement
  • Certified bank statement Financial statement
  • Proof of immunization, a document of vaccinations: measles/mumps/rubella, tetanus, varicella/chickenpox.
  • English proficiency scores

For conditional admission in nursing and education, majors should submit

  • SAT scores: 530 or higher (critical reading), 1150 or higher (math)
  • TOEFL scores: 80 (iBT), 550 (pBT)
  • IELTS score: 6.5
  • PTE Academic score: 53

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

International applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit proof of English proficiency. They can submit the TOEFL or IELTS scores to demonstrate English proficiency. The minimum required scores by the university are given below.

TestMinimum Requirement for undergraduateMinimum Requirement for graduation
TOEFL 80 or higher (Internet-based)100 or higher (iBT)
600 or higher(pBT)
250 or higher(cBT)
IELTS6.5 or higher7.0 or higher

TOEFL code: 3352

Students are provided conditional admission for graduate programs but they have to meet the English proficiency of undergraduate programs.

Visa Process for International Students

  • International applicants will be issued Form I-20 from the university
  • Applicants will need to provide the following documents to receive the Form I-20:
  • Complete the I-20 and pay the SEVIS I-901 fee 200$
  • Applicants then need to apply for the F-1 or J-1 visa. Submit the form and documentation

Students who want to apply for an F-1 student visa or who need a form I-20 should complete their application by July 1 (fall) and Nov. 1(spring)

Salve Regina University Undergraduate Admissions

Undergraduate courses offered by Salve Regina University are 40 undergraduate. SAT/ACT scores are important for admission in undergraduate programs. The basic admission process for all the courses is the same.

Where to Apply: Online Portal

Application Fee: $50

Admission Requirements: Applicants must provide the following documents at the time of applying:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Prior educational requirements
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • General Educational Development (GED) certificate
    • Post-secondary degree
    • Professional degree
  • English Proficiency
    • TOEFL (100 or higher (iBT)
    • IELTS (7.0 or higher)
  • Personal Statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Proof of immunization
    • SAT Code: 3759
    • ACT Code: 3816

Salve Regina University Graduate Admissions

Salve Regina University offers 13graduate programs and 2 doctoral programs. The admission is provided on the rolling bases

Where to Apply: Online Portal

Application Fee: $50

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the following requirements to get admission to graduate programs:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.30
  • Prior educational requirements
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • General Educational Development (GED) certificate
    • Post-secondary degree
    • Professional degree
    • Bachelor’s degree
  • English Proficiency Scores for International Candidates
    • TOEFL (100 or higher (iBT)
    • IELTS (7.0 or higher)
  • Essay/ Writing sample for Doctoral
  • Résumé`
  • Personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Proof of immunization

Note: All application-related transcripts and other documents must be submitted prior to November 01 for Spring admission and July 01 for Fall admission.

Only international students who are holding F-1 status are eligible to work on campus for part-time and full time during the break. All international graduate students are required to purchase Salve Regina’s health insurance.

The university provides admission on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission decisions are mailed within 2 months of submitting an application. High GPA and SAT/ACT scores are sure to enhance your chances of getting accepted.

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