KY State Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Kentucky State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Can I get into KY State? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,808 out of 4,768 applicants or 38% were admitted making KY State a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.


SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Kentucky State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 430
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Kentucky State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1110
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Kentucky State University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 795. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1005 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Kentucky State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1110 and Above Good >51%
1005 to 1110 Avg + 38%-51%
900 to 1005 Avg - 26%-38%
795 to 900 Reach 17%-26%
Less than 795 Low <17%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Kentucky State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Kentucky State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 22
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Kentucky State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Kentucky State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >54%
19 to 22 Avg + 38%-54%
17 to 19 Avg - 29%-38%
15 to 17 Reach 21%-29%
Less than 15 Low <21%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Kentucky State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.


Admission Statistics

Kentucky State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,870 1,796 4,768
Accepted 1,190 597 1,808
Acceptance Rate 41% 33% 38%
Enrolled 110 100 210
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 9% 17% 12%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Kentucky State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Kentucky State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Kentucky State University
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=157058 IPEDS survey data for Kentucky State University.