Connecticut College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Connecticut College
How hard is it to get into Connecticut College and can I get accepted? The school has a 38% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,429 out of 6,433 applicants were admitted making Connecticut College a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 10 percent. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.
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Connecticut College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT29%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||650|
|SAT Math 25th||640|
|SAT Composite 25th||1290|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||720|
|SAT Composite 75th||1430|
|Average SAT Score||1360|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Connecticut College?
Connecticut College typically requires applicants to be in the top 13 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1290 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 1220. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1360 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Connecticut for highest average SAT composite score. 29 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|
|1430 and Above||Good||>51%|
|1360 to 1430||Avg +||38%-51%|
|1290 to 1360||Avg -||26%-38%|
|1220 to 1290||Reach||17%-26%|
|Less than 1220||Low||<17%|
Connecticut College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT19%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||29|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||30|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||31|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Connecticut College?
Admission data indicates that Connecticut College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 30 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 7 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 29 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 31 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Connecticut for highest average ACT composite score. 19 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Connecticut College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>51%|
|31 to 32||Avg +||38%-51%|
|30 to 31||Avg -||26%-38%|
|29 to 30||Reach||17%-26%|
|Less than 29||Low||<17%|
Connecticut College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
56% of Connecticut College freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||56%|
|Top 25% of class||95%|
|Top 50% of class||100%|
|Bottom 50% of class||0%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||25%||21%|
Applications were DueJan 1, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Connecticut College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Neither required nor recommended|
|High School GPA||Neither required nor recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||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=128902 IPEDS survey data for Connecticut College.
Frequently Asked Questions
29% of students submit their SAT scores to Connecticut College. 19% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
38% of those who apply are granted admission to Connecticut College. Admission competition is high and the college has exceptional admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1290 and 1430. 29% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.