Otis College of Art and Design Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Otis College of Art and Design? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 919 out of 1,017 applicants or 90% were admitted making Otis College of Art and Design an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 721 291 1,017
Accepted 652 267 919
Acceptance Rate 90% 92% 90%
Enrolled 124 67 191
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 25% 21%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Otis College of Art and Design and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates 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 875. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1125 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1000 1250
SAT Reading 500 630
SAT Math 500 620
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English N/A N/A
ACT Math N/A N/A

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

 What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >94%
22 to 25 Avg + 90%-94%
19 to 22 Avg - 84%-90%
16 to 19 Reach 76%-84%
Less than 16 Low <76%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >94%
1125 to 1250 Avg + 90%-94%
1000 to 1125 Avg - 84%-90%
875 to 1000 Reach 76%-84%
Less than 875 Low <76%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Otis College of Art and Design has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Otis College of Art and Design and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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=120403 IPEDS survey data for Otis College of Art and Design.