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Barnesville, Georgia

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Chances of getting into Gordon College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
83.9%
Admission Difficulty for Gordon College
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Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Gordon and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #42 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,683 out of 2,007 applicants were admitted making Gordon College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 84 percent. Of those applicants who were admitted, 53% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Gordon College is a prized outcome for many students.

Test Requirements

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

Gordon SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
820-1040
Applicants Submitting SAT
65%
SAT Scores for Gordon College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 420
SAT Math 25th 400
SAT Composite 25th 820
SAT Scores for Gordon College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 530
SAT Math 75th 510
SAT Composite 75th 1040
Average SAT Score 930

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

Gordon College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 88 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 820 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 710. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 930 out of 1600. The school ranks #42 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Gordon College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1040 and Above Good >90%
930 to 1040 Avg + 84%-90%
820 to 930 Avg - 76%-84%
710 to 820 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 710 Low <64%
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Gordon ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-19 
Applicants Submitting ACT
48%
ACT Scores for Gordon College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Gordon College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 19
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 19
Average ACT Score 17

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 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 17 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #42 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 48 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Gordon College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Gordon College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
19 and Above Good >90%
17 to 19 Avg + 84%-90%
15 to 17 Avg - 76%-84%
13 to 15 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 13 Low <64%
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Gordon GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

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Admission Statistics

Gordon College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,279 713 2,007
Accepted 1,103 572 1,683
Acceptance Rate 86% 80% 84%
Enrolled 566 319 885
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 51% 56% 53%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
130

Applicants have 130 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2022.

Application Fee

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

Admission Requirements

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

Gordon College Admission 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?

84% 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 820 and 1040. 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 15 and 19. 48% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.