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How hard is it to get into Eckerd College and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate ranking it #32 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,132 out of 4,644 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 38 percent. Eckerd College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Eckerd College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1280|
|Average SAT Score||1190|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Eckerd College?
Eckerd College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 66 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1280 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1185 to 1280||Avg +||67%-78%|
|1090 to 1185||Avg -||54%-67%|
|995 to 1090||Reach||41%-54%|
|Less than 995||Low||<41%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||26|
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 #8 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 55 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eckerd College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>78%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||67%-78%|
|23 to 26||Avg -||54%-67%|
|20 to 23||Reach||41%-54%|
|Less than 20||Low||<41%|
What GPA do you need to get into Eckerd College?
Applicants require 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 67% 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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||19%||17%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 15, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Eckerd College is $40.
What are the requirements for admission to Eckerd College and what student information is used for 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.
66% of students submit their SAT scores to Eckerd College. 55% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
67% 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 1090 and 1280. 66% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 23 and 29. 55% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.