|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
Can I get into KY State? The school has a 49% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,658 out of 3,384 applicants were admitted making KY State a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 78 percent. Kentucky State University typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||380|
|SAT Composite 25th||830|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||520|
|SAT Math 75th||500|
|SAT Composite 75th||1020|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Kentucky State University?
Kentucky State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 87 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 830 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 735. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 925 out of 1600. 5 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1020 and Above||Good||>62%|
|925 to 1020||Avg +||49%-62%|
|830 to 925||Avg -||36%-49%|
|735 to 830||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 735||Low||<25%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||21|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into KY State?
Admission data indicates that KY State regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Kentucky State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>62%|
|19 to 21||Avg +||49%-62%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||36%-49%|
|15 to 17||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 15||Low||<25%|
The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Kentucky State University was 2.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to KY State will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||8%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||7%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||9%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||24%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||29%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||16%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||13%||20%||12%|
What are the requirements for admission to Kentucky State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157058 IPEDS survey data for Kentucky State University.