Northwood University-Florida Admission Requirements

West Palm Beach, Florida

Chances of getting into Northwood University Florida

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Northwood University Florida
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Northwood University-Florida and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 339 out of 628 applicants were admitted making Northwood University-Florida a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent. Northwood University Florida typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Northwood University-Florida SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Northwood University Florida
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Northwood University Florida
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1090
Average SAT Score 1000

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Northwood University Florida?

Northwood University Florida typically requires applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #31 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 75 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Northwood University Florida admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1090 and Above Good >67%
995 to 1090 Avg + 54%-67%
900 to 995 Avg - 41%-54%
805 to 900 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 805 Low <29%
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Northwood University-Florida ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Northwood University Florida
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Northwood University Florida
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Northwood University-Florida?

Admission data indicates that Northwood University-Florida regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #28 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 53 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Northwood University Florida.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Northwood University Florida admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >67%
20 to 23 Avg + 54%-67%
17 to 20 Avg - 41%-54%
14 to 17 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 14 Low <29%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need about average high school grades to get into Northwood University Florida. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Northwood University Florida was 3.15 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #30 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Northwood University-Florida accepts 54% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Northwood University Florida students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 12% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

52% of Northwood University Florida freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Northwood University Florida students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 7%
Top 25% of class 24%
Top 50% of class 52%
Bottom 50% of class 48%
Bottom 25% of class 15%

Admission Statistics

Northwood University Florida admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 263 365 628
Accepted 130 209 339
Acceptance Rate 49% 57% 54%
Enrolled 31 77 108
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 37% 32%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Northwood University Florida and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Northwood University Florida
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=136206 IPEDS survey data for Northwood University Florida.

Frequently Asked Questions

75% of students submit their SAT scores to Northwood University-Florida. 53% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

54% of those who apply are granted admission to Northwood University-Florida. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1090. 75% 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 17 and 23. 53% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.