Southern Arkansas University Main Campus Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
How hard is it to get into Southern Arkansas University Main Campus and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,503 out of 3,604 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 56 percent. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 35% 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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Southern Arkansas University Main Campus SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT5%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1210|
|Average SAT Score||1120|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 5 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1210 and Above||Good||>79%|
|1120 to 1210||Avg +||69%-79%|
|1030 to 1120||Avg -||57%-69%|
|940 to 1030||Reach||44%-57%|
|Less than 940||Low||<44%|
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT95%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 #11 in Arkansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.1
Typical High School GradesB
You will 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 69% 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|
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)||31%||40%||35%|
Applications are DueAug 27, 2020
Days left to Apply255
Applicants have 255 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 27, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus before the Aug 27 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus and what considerations affect 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
5% of students submit their SAT scores to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. 95% 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 easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1210. 5% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.