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We know that choosing a college can be a difficult decision, let alone the transition from high school to college! We can help you in that process and make it easy for you to enjoy the full college experience as an Avila Eagle!

Admission Requirements

Applicants are considered for undergraduate admission based on the following academic requirements:


  • High school grade point averages of 2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

  • ACT score of 20 or above or SAT score of 1020 (CRW+ Math) or above - Avila's ACT college code 2278 or SAT college code 6109

  • For successful admission to the university, Avila strongly recommends that high school applicants complete 16 units of college preparatory coursework

First-year applicants are encouraged to submit their application for admission soon after completing their junior year of high school. The following checklist of materials must be submitted to Avila Admission before the student's application can be evaluated:

  • First-year applicants may apply after six full semesters of high school or secondary school work. Final transcripts indicating high school graduation need to be submitted to Avila Admission before first-year classes start.
  • GED Applicants who have not completed high school may be considered for admission on the basis of the GED test scores. Students must submit official GED scores. For Missouri residents, the Department of Education and Secondary Schools maintains the official scores from the GED. You may contact them to request an official transcript of your GED.
Admission Deadlines

Important Deadlines:

October 1
FAFSA Available Online 

December 15
Application Priority Deadline (Early Submission) 

FAFSA due for Fall Registration, complete yours today! 

May 1
National Reply Date
Housing Contracts & Enrollment Deposit Due

2019 - 2020 Admissions Events

First Year Student Events

Homecoming View AU | October 5 | 10 a.m.

Join us for View AU during Homecoming Weekend! This open house style event designed for prospective students will feature opportunities to meet with faculty in your major of interest, student led campus tours, a preview of the Avila student experience, a chance to meet with admissions staff and financial aid officers, and a complimentary tailgate lunch! Go Eagles!

View AU | November 2nd | 9 a.m.

View AU is a great opportunity to visit campus and experience all that Avila has to offer you! Think of it as a family reunion without the awkward hugs! Prospective students will have the opportunity to learn about academics from faculty, take guided campus tours, preview the Avila student experience, and meet with admissions staff, athletic reps, and financial aid officers.

Click HERE to RSVP to View AU!*

*RSVP is not required to attend View AU.

Scholar Day | February 17 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Join future classmates, recent alumni, and current students at our annual Scholar Day Luncheon. We invite all admitted students to join us as we recognize your hard work and welcome you into the Avila community.

Optional tours will be available at 10:15 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Questions? Contact the Office of Admission at or (816) 501-2400.

Student Orientation, Advising & Registration (SOAR)

This event is for incoming students to get officially enrolled as an Avila Eagle! Students will register for classes, complete housing paperwork, finalize their financial aid, and so much more. Students can choose from one of the S.O.A.R. dates below:

Friday, May 22 | 8:00 a.m.

Friday, June 12 | 8:00 a.m.

Contact the Office of Admissions with any additional questions at (816) 501-2400 or

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Set up a Campus Visit to Avila. Visits include a meeting with faculty in your intended major, one-on-one chat with an Admissions rep, and tour of our beautiful campus! Request a visit online now!

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