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Prescott College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

68.5%
Admission Difficulty for Prescott College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Prescott College? The school has a 68% acceptance rate. Last year, 215 out of 314 applicants were admitted making Prescott College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. Prescott College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1000-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
51%
SAT Scores for Prescott College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Prescott College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1270
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Prescott College?

Prescott College typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 865. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1135 out of 1600. 51 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Prescott College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >78%
1135 to 1270 Avg + 68%-78%
1000 to 1135 Avg - 56%-68%
865 to 1000 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 865 Low <42%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
42%
ACT Scores for Prescott College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Prescott College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 28
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Prescott College?

Admission data indicates that Prescott College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 42 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Prescott College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Prescott College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >80%
24 to 28 Avg + 68%-80%
21 to 24 Avg - 57%-68%
18 to 21 Reach 46%-57%
Less than 18 Low <46%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.11
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Prescott College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Prescott College was 3.11 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Prescott College accepts 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Prescott College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 20% Good
3.50 to 3.75 7% Good
3.25 to 3.50 23% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 17% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 13% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 7% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

Prescott College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 207 107 314
Accepted 138 77 215
Acceptance Rate 67% 72% 68%
Enrolled 25 22 47
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 29% 22%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2018
Days left to Apply
26

Applicants have 26 days left until the Fall 2018 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2018.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Prescott College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Prescott College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Prescott College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=105589 IPEDS survey data for Prescott College.