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Can I get into KY State? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,119 out of 6,540 applicants or 48% were admitted making KY State a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Kentucky State University typically accepts and attracts C+ average high school students. Only 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||8%||13%||9%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Kentucky State University 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.
Admission data indicates that KY State regularly accepts students with ACTs of 16 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimim ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of appliants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Kentucky State University.
Reporting indicates 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. 12 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|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>61%|
|18 to 21||Avg +||45%-61%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||35%-45%|
|14 to 16||Reach||26%-35%|
|Less than 14||Low||<26%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1020 and Above||Good||>58%|
|925 to 1020||Avg +||45%-58%|
|830 to 925||Avg -||32%-45%|
|735 to 830||Reach||22%-32%|
|Less than 735||Low||<22%|
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||0%||Low|
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|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|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.