Private 4 Year

Eckerd College Admission Requirements

Saint Petersburg, Florida

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Chances of getting into Eckerd College

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Eckerd College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Eckerd College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Eckerd College is 69%.  It ranks #27 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Eckerd College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 3,302 out of 4,815 applicants were admitted.

Eckerd College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.54. 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Eckerd College application fee is $40 and applications are due by Apr 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Eckerd College.

Eckerd College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
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Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Eckerd College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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SAT Scores for Eckerd College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
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Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Eckerd College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
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Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Eckerd College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Eckerd College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Eckerd College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Eckerd College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Eckerd College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eckerd College was 3.54 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 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 69% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Eckerd College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,218 1,597 4,815
Accepted 2,285 1,017 3,302
Acceptance Rate 71% 64% 69%
Enrolled 344 143 487
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 14% 15%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 15, 2023
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 75 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Eckerd College is $40.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Eckerd College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Eckerd College Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Eckerd College
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=133492 IPEDS survey data for Eckerd College.


Does Eckerd College prefer SAT or ACT?

66% of students submit their SAT scores to Eckerd College. 55% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Eckerd College?

69% of those who apply are granted admission to Eckerd College. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.