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How hard is it to get into Southern Arkansas University Main Campus and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,518 out of 3,870 applicants were admitted making Southern Arkansas University Main Campus a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||458|
|SAT Math 25th||508|
|SAT Composite 25th||966|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||568|
|SAT Composite 75th||1168|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus?
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 966 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1168 and Above||Good||>76%|
|1067 to 1168||Avg +||65%-76%|
|966 to 1067||Avg -||52%-65%|
|865 to 966||Reach||39%-52%|
|Less than 865||Low||<39%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 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 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>76%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||65%-76%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||52%-65%|
|15 to 18||Reach||39%-52%|
|Less than 15||Low||<39%|
What GPA do you need to get into Southern Arkansas University Main Campus?
Applicants need about 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 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 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 65% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||15%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||13%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||23%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||13%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||2%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
70% 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||17%|
|Top 25% of class||41%|
|Top 50% of class||70%|
|Bottom 50% of class||30%|
|Bottom 25% of class||8%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||29%||40%||33%|
Applicants have 159 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|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.
65% of those who apply are granted admission to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 966 and 1168. 8% 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 18 and 24. 100% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.