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Mount Berry, Georgia

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Chances of getting into Berry College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
70.6%
Admission Difficulty for Berry College
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Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Berry College and can I get accepted? The school has a 71% acceptance rate ranking it #35 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,055 out of 4,328 applicants were admitted making Berry College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 35 percent. Berry College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Berry 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.

Berry College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1090-1320
Applicants Submitting SAT
46%
SAT Scores for Berry College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1090
SAT Scores for Berry College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1320
Average SAT Score 1210

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Berry College?

Berry 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Berry College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1320 and Above Good >81%
1205 to 1320 Avg + 71%-81%
1090 to 1205 Avg - 59%-71%
975 to 1090 Reach 46%-59%
Less than 975 Low <46%
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Berry College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
54%
ACT Scores for Berry College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for Berry College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 30
Average ACT Score 27

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Berry College?

Admission data indicates that Berry College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Berry College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Berry College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >81%
27 to 30 Avg + 71%-81%
24 to 27 Avg - 59%-71%
21 to 24 Reach 46%-59%
Less than 21 Low <46%
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Berry College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.73
Typical High School Grades
A-

What GPA do you need to get into Berry College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Berry College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Berry College was 3.73 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Berry College accepts 71% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Berry College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 54% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 4% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
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

65% of Berry College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Berry College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 32%
Top 25% of class 65%
Top 50% of class 92%
Bottom 50% of class 8%
Bottom 25% of class 0%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Berry College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,717 1,611 4,328
Accepted 1,937 1,118 3,055
Acceptance Rate 71% 69% 71%
Enrolled 356 221 577
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 20% 19%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
62

Applicants have 62 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Berry College is $0.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Berry College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139144 IPEDS survey data for Berry College.

FAQs

Does Berry College prefer SAT or ACT?

46% of students submit their SAT scores to Berry College. 54% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Berry College?

71% of those who apply are granted admission to Berry College. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Berry College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1090 and 1320. 46% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Berry College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 24 and 30. 54% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.