NEC Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into NEC? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,875 out of 4,987 applicants or 98% were admitted making New England College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. New England College typically accepts and attracts C+ average high school students. Only 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 2,814 2,173 4,987
Accepted 2,761 2,114 4,875
Acceptance Rate 98% 97% 98%
Enrolled 219 211 430
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 8% 10% 9%


Estimated GPA Requirements

You can get into New England College with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at New England College was 2.66 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 2.66 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as NEC accepts 98% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 4% Good
3.50 to 3.75 3% Good
3.25 to 3.50 9% Good
3.00 to 3.25 14% Good
2.75 to 3.00 30% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 33% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 8% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to New England College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

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 Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182980 IPEDS survey data for New England College.