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Barnesville, Georgia

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Chances of getting into Gordon College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
79%
Admission Difficulty for Gordon College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Gordon and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Gordon is 79%.  It ranks #39 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Gordon College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,778 out of 2,257 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 77 percent (SAT 890/1070 ACT 16/21). 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Gordon application fee is $30 and applications are due by Feb 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Gordon College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Gordon SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
890-1070
Applicants Submitting SAT 
65%
SAT Scores for Gordon College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for Gordon College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 520
SAT Composite 75th 1070
Average SAT Score 980

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Gordon College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 800. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 980 out of 1600. Gordon ranks #34 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Gordon College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1070 and Above Good >88%
980 to 1070 Avg + 79%-88%
890 to 980 Avg - 66%-79%
800 to 890 Reach 51%-66%
Less than 800 Low <51%
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Gordon ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
16-21 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
48%
ACT Scores for Gordon College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Gordon College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 20
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 21
Average ACT Score 18

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Gordon?

Admission data indicates that Gordon regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #35 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 48 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Gordon College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Gordon College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
21 and Above Good >89%
18 to 21 Avg + 79%-89%
16 to 18 Avg - 69%-79%
14 to 16 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 14 Low <57%
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Gordon GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Gordon College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Applying

Admission Statistics

Gordon College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,388 843 2,257
Accepted 1,099 664 1,778
Acceptance Rate 79% 79% 79%
Enrolled 355 305 660
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 46% 37%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
5

Applicants have 5 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Gordon College is $30.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Gordon College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Gordon 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=139968 IPEDS survey data for Gordon College.

FAQs

Does Gordon College prefer SAT or ACT?

65% of students submit their SAT scores to Gordon. 48% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Gordon College?

79% of those who apply are granted admission to Gordon. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Gordon College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1070. 65% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Gordon College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 21. 48% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.