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Prescott, Arizona

Prescott College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Prescott College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
95.3%
Admission Difficulty for Prescott College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Prescott College and can I get accepted? The school has a 95% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Arizona for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 382 out of 401 applicants were admitted making Prescott College 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, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. Prescott College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Prescott College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1130-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
42%
SAT Scores for Prescott College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 610
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for Prescott College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1260
Average SAT Score 1200

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Prescott College?

Prescott College typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1060. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Arizona for highest average SAT composite score. 42 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

Prescott College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >97%
1195 to 1260 Avg + 95%-97%
1130 to 1195 Avg - 92%-95%
1065 to 1130 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 1065 Low <87%
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Prescott College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
45%
ACT Scores for Prescott College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Prescott College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Prescott College?

Admission data indicates that Prescott College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Arizona for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Prescott College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Prescott College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >97%
23 to 27 Avg + 95%-97%
19 to 23 Avg - 92%-95%
15 to 19 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 15 Low <87%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.11
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Prescott College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Prescott College was 3.11 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in Arizona for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.11 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Prescott College accepts 95% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Prescott College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 20% Good
3.50 to 3.75 7% Good
3.25 to 3.50 23% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 17% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 13% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 7% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

86% of Prescott College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Prescott College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 28%
Top 50% of class 86%
Bottom 50% of class 14%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Prescott College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 277 124 401
Accepted 267 115 382
Acceptance Rate 96% 93% 95%
Enrolled 44 21 65
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 18% 17%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
247

Applicants have 247 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Prescott College before the Aug 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

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

Prescott College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
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

High School Credits Accepted at Prescott College
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=105589 IPEDS survey data for Prescott College.

Frequently Asked Questions

42% of students submit their SAT scores to Prescott College. 45% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

95% of those who apply are granted admission to Prescott College. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1130 and 1260. 42% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 27. 45% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.