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Chances of getting into Eastern Connecticut State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
65.7%
Admission Difficulty for Eastern Connecticut State University
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Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow
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Find out which students are getting accepted at ECSU, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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How hard is it to get into ECSU and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,668 out of 5,580 applicants were admitted making ECSU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Eastern Connecticut State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

ECSU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Eastern Connecticut State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Eastern Connecticut State University
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
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
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ECSU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Eastern Connecticut State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Eastern Connecticut State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

ECSU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.01
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Eastern Connecticut State University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into ECSU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eastern Connecticut State University was 3.01 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Connecticut for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as ECSU accepts 66% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Eastern Connecticut State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 7% Good
3.50 to 3.75 11% Good
3.25 to 3.50 12% Good
3.00 to 3.25 23% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 36% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 11% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

70% of Eastern Connecticut State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Eastern Connecticut State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 30%
Top 50% of class 70%
Bottom 50% of class 30%
Bottom 25% of class 4%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Eastern Connecticut State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,251 2,329 5,580
Accepted 2,270 1,398 3,668
Acceptance Rate 70% 60% 66%
Enrolled 583 390 973
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 28% 27%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Eastern Connecticut State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Eastern Connecticut State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Eastern Connecticut State University
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=129215 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Connecticut State University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Eastern Connecticut State University?

66% of those who apply are granted admission to ECSU. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.