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Mount Berry, Georgia

Berry College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Berry College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
61.6%
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 62% acceptance rate ranking it #28 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,392 out of 3,883 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 26 percent. Berry College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 23% 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
1190-1360
Applicants Submitting SAT
39%
SAT Scores for Berry College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 620
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1190
SAT Scores for Berry College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1360
Average SAT Score 1280

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 26 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1190 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 1100. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 39 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Berry College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1360 and Above Good >74%
1275 to 1360 Avg + 62%-74%
1190 to 1275 Avg - 49%-62%
1105 to 1190 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 1105 Low <36%
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Berry College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
61%
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 30
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 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 22 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 #6 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 61 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 >76%
26 to 29 Avg + 62%-76%
24 to 26 Avg - 52%-62%
22 to 24 Reach 41%-52%
Less than 22 Low <41%
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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 62% 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 2,373 1,510 3,883
Accepted 1,514 878 2,392
Acceptance Rate 64% 58% 62%
Enrolled 319 234 553
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 27% 23%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 25, 2020
Days left to Apply
228

Applicants have 228 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
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
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

39% of students submit their SAT scores to Berry College. 61% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

62% 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 1190 and 1360. 39% 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 24 and 29. 61% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.