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Covenant College Admission Requirements

Lookout Mountain, Georgia

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Chances of getting into Covenant College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
98.2%
Admission Difficulty for Covenant College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Covenant College and can I get accepted? The school has a 98% acceptance rate ranking it #53 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 551 out of 561 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 difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 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.

Test Requirements

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

Covenant College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1100-1330
Applicants Submitting SAT
57%
SAT Scores for Covenant College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Covenant College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1330
Average SAT Score 1220

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Covenant College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 980. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 57 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Covenant College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1330 and Above Good >99%
1215 to 1330 Avg + 98%-99%
1100 to 1215 Avg - 97%-98%
985 to 1100 Reach 94%-97%
Less than 985 Low <94%
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Covenant College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
23-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
68%
ACT Scores for Covenant College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Covenant College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
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 Covenant College?

Admission data indicates that Covenant 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 #6 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Covenant College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >99%
26 to 29 Avg + 98%-99%
23 to 26 Avg - 97%-98%
20 to 23 Reach 94%-97%
Less than 20 Low <94%
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Covenant College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into Covenant College?

Applicants require 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 98% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Covenant College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Covenant College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 304 257 561
Accepted 300 251 551
Acceptance Rate 99% 98% 98%
Enrolled 113 106 219
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 42% 40%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
288

Applicants have 288 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Covenant College is $35.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Covenant College and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does Covenant College prefer SAT or ACT?

57% of students submit their SAT scores to Covenant College. 68% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Covenant College?

98% of those who apply are granted admission to Covenant College. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Covenant College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1100 and 1330. 57% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Covenant College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 23 and 29. 68% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.