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Clayton State University Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Clayton State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
54.4%
Admission Difficulty for Clayton State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage
Will you get in?

Find out which students are getting accepted at Clayton State University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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How hard is it to get into Clayton State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,073 out of 1,974 applicants were admitted making Clayton State University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Clayton State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 60% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Clayton State University is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Clayton State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Clayton State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Clayton State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Clayton State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Clayton State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Clayton State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Clayton State University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.0
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Clayton State University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Clayton State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Clayton State University was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #37 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Clayton State University accepts 54% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Clayton State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 7% Good
3.50 to 3.75 10% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Good
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 40% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 11% Reach
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

55% of Clayton State University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Clayton State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 45%
Top 25% of class 55%
Top 50% of class 73%
Bottom 50% of class 27%
Bottom 25% of class 0%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Clayton State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,265 697 1,974
Accepted 665 403 1,073
Acceptance Rate 53% 58% 54%
Enrolled 420 225 645
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 63% 56% 60%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
222

Applicants have 222 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Clayton State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Clayton State University
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=139311 IPEDS survey data for Clayton State University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Clayton State University?

54% of those who apply are granted admission to Clayton State University. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.