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Southern Arkansas University Main Campus Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

69.1%
Admission Difficulty for Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Southern Arkansas University Main Campus? The school has a 69% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,392 out of 3,460 applicants were admitted making Southern Arkansas University Main Campus a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
910-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT
3%
SAT Scores for Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 910
SAT Scores for Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1150
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus?

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 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 790. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. 3 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

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1150 and Above Good >79%
1030 to 1150 Avg + 69%-79%
910 to 1030 Avg - 57%-69%
790 to 910 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 790 Low <44%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
97%
ACT Scores for Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Southern Arkansas University Main Campus?

Admission data indicates that Southern Arkansas University Main Campus regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >79%
21 to 24 Avg + 69%-79%
18 to 21 Avg - 57%-69%
15 to 18 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 15 Low <44%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.1
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus was 3.1 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 Southern Arkansas University Main Campus accepts 69% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Southern Arkansas University Main Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 19% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 23% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 13% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,970 1,490 3,460
Accepted 1,361 1,031 2,392
Acceptance Rate 69% 69% 69%
Enrolled 432 422 854
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 41% 36%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 27, 2018
Days left to Apply
127

Applicants have 127 days left until the Fall 2018 term applications are due on Aug 27, 2018.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus before the Aug 27 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 5 May 17
Jun 2 Jul 11
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 9 Jun 19
Jul 14 Jul 24

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107983 IPEDS survey data for Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.