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Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Covenant College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Covenant College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
95.2%
Admission Difficulty for Covenant College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Covenant College and can I get accepted? The school has a 95% acceptance rate ranking it #50 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 659 out of 692 applicants were admitted making Covenant College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 26 percent. Covenant College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 40% 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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Covenant College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1200-1410
Applicants Submitting SAT
49%
SAT Scores for Covenant College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 630
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1200
SAT Scores for Covenant College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 720
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1410
Average SAT Score 1310

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Covenant College typically requires applicants to be in the top 24 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 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 1090. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1310 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 49 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

Covenant College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1410 and Above Good >97%
1305 to 1410 Avg + 95%-97%
1200 to 1305 Avg - 92%-95%
1095 to 1200 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 1095 Low <87%
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Covenant College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
68%
ACT Scores for Covenant College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for Covenant College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
ACT Math 75th 28
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 Covenant College?

Admission data indicates that Covenant 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 68 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Covenant College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Covenant College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >97%
27 to 30 Avg + 95%-97%
24 to 27 Avg - 92%-95%
21 to 24 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 21 Low <87%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.6
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Covenant College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Covenant College was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.6 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Covenant College accepts 95% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Covenant College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 47% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 8% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 6% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

55% of Covenant College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Covenant College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 24%
Top 25% of class 55%
Top 50% of class 88%
Bottom 50% of class 12%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Covenant College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 388 304 692
Accepted 377 282 659
Acceptance Rate 97% 93% 95%
Enrolled 143 120 263
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 43% 40%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Aug 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Covenant College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Covenant 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=139393 IPEDS survey data for Covenant College.