|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
Can I get into Macon State? The school has a 47% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,207 out of 2,571 applicants were admitted making Macon State a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 77 percent. Macon State College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 67% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Macon State College is a prized outcome for many students.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||890|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1100|
|Estimated Average SAT||1000|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Macon State College?
Macon State College typically requires 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 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. 0 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1100 and Above||Good||>60%|
|995 to 1100||Avg +||47%-60%|
|890 to 995||Avg -||34%-47%|
|785 to 890||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 785||Low||<23%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||19|
|ACT Composite 75th||20|
|Estimated Average ACT||18|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Macon State?
Admission data indicates that Macon State 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 20 and above have very competitive chances. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Macon State College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|20 and Above||Good||>60%|
|18 to 20||Avg +||47%-60%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||34%-47%|
|14 to 16||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 14||Low||<23%|
You can get into Macon State College with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Macon State College was 2.99 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Macon State will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||12%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||20%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||24%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||14%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||64%||72%||67%|
Applicants have 57 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jul 16, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Macon State before the Jul 16 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 1||Jul 10|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 8||Jun 18|
What are the requirements for admission to Macon State College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Do not know|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Do not know|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140322 IPEDS survey data for Macon State College.