Chances of getting into Berry College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
66.1%
Admission Difficulty for Berry College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Berry College and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #32 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,625 out of 3,970 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 difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 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.

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Berry College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1110-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
46%
SAT Scores for Berry College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1110
SAT Scores for Berry College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1310
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 requires applicants to be in the top 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 46 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

Berry College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >77%
1210 to 1310 Avg + 66%-77%
1110 to 1210 Avg - 53%-66%
1010 to 1110 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 1010 Low <40%
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Berry College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
23-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
54%
ACT Scores for Berry College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Berry College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
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 Berry College?

Admission data indicates that Berry 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 #5 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Berry College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Berry College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >77%
26 to 29 Avg + 66%-77%
23 to 26 Avg - 53%-66%
20 to 23 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 20 Low <40%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need 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 66% 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

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%

Admission Statistics

Berry College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,498 1,472 3,970
Accepted 1,693 932 2,625
Acceptance Rate 68% 63% 66%
Enrolled 300 209 509
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 22% 19%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 25, 2020
Days left to Apply
109

Applicants have 109 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 25, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Berry College before the Jul 25 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 13 Jun 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Berry College and what considerations affect 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

66% of those who apply are granted admission to Berry 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 1110 and 1310. 46% 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. 54% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.