The acceptance rate at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 69%. It ranks #11 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 2,348 out of 3,426 applicants were admitted.
The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent (SAT 0/0 ACT 19/25). Southern Arkansas University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.47. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Southern Arkansas University Main Campus application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jul 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||N/A|
|SAT Math 75th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average SAT Score||N/A|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Southern Arkansas University Main Campus?
Admission data indicates that Southern Arkansas University Main Campus 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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Arkansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 100 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>79%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||69%-79%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||57%-69%|
|16 to 19||Reach||44%-57%|
|Less than 16||Low||<44%|
What GPA do you need to get into Southern Arkansas University Main Campus?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus was 3.47 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in Arkansas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Southern Arkansas University Main Campus accepts 69% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||21.0%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||19.0%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||15.0%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||14.0%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||13.0%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||3.0%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||1.0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
75% of Southern Arkansas University Main Campus freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||20%|
|Top 25% of class||42%|
|Top 50% of class||75%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||28%||41%||33%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107983 IPEDS survey data for Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.
8% of students submit their SAT scores to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. 100% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
69% of those who apply are granted admission to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 100% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.