Eckerd College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Eckerd College
How hard is it to get into Eckerd College and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #37 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,291 out of 4,525 applicants were admitted making Eckerd College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 34 percent. Eckerd College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Eckerd College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT54%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1130|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1320|
|Average SAT Score||1230|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Eckerd College?
Eckerd College typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1030. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1230 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. 54 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|
|1320 and Above||Good||>82%|
|1225 to 1320||Avg +||73%-82%|
|1130 to 1225||Avg -||61%-73%|
|1035 to 1130||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 1035||Low||<48%|
Eckerd College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT59%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||26|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Eckerd College?
Admission data indicates that Eckerd College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eckerd College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>82%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||73%-82%|
|23 to 26||Avg -||61%-73%|
|20 to 23||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 20||Low||<48%|
Avg. High School GPA3.34
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Eckerd College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eckerd College was 3.34 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #23 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Eckerd College accepts 73% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||19%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||24%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||22%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||17%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||16%||17%|
What are the requirements for admission to Eckerd College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=133492 IPEDS survey data for Eckerd College.
Frequently Asked Questions
54% of students submit their SAT scores to Eckerd College. 59% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
73% of those who apply are granted admission to Eckerd College. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1130 and 1320. 54% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.