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Point U Admission Requirements

East Point, Georgia

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Your chances of getting into Point University

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

Admission Difficulty for Point University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Average 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Point U is 46.6%.  Its admission rate is the 7th lowest in Georgia and the 185th lowest the nation.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Point U and can you get accepted?

Point U is a more competitive school to get into. You have a good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 359 out of the 771 who applied were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements, generally admitting students who can score in the top 77 percent on standardized admission tests. Point University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.41. 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Point U?

47% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Point University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.41 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Score 1010 on the SAT
  • Score 18 on the ACT
  • Submit letters of recommendation from your teachers

Point U GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 


Typical High School Grades 


What GPA do you need to get into Point University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Point U are to have around a 3.41 high school GPA. You are required to have above average high school grades.

Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Point U will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Point U is 3.41 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #19 in Georgia for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Point U is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.4 GPA range.

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Point U SAT Scores

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Point University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 20% of students submitted SAT scores and 32% submitted ACT scores for admission for the most recent academic year..

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 


Applicants Submitting SAT 

SAT Scores for Point University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 460
Math 25th Percentile 430
Composite 25th Percentile 890
SAT Scores for Point University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 560
Math 75th Percentile 570
Composite 75th Percentile 1130
Average SAT Score 1010

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Point University?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Point U is 1010 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 890-1130. Students who get into Point University score in the top 79 percent of all SAT test takers..  Point U ranks #33 in the state of Georgia for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1010 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Point U regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 890 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 890, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 770, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Point University is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "considered but not required".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1010 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1010, you have around a 47% chance of being admitted. A 1130 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 63% chance of getting in.

Point University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1130 and Above Good >63%
1010 to 1130 Avg + 47%-63%
890 to 1010 Avg - 32%-47%
770 to 890 Reach 20%-32%
Less than 770 Low <20%
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Point U ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 


Applicants Submitting ACT 

ACT Scores for Point University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 14
Math 25th Percentile 16
Composite 25th Percentile 16
ACT Scores for Point University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 21
Math 75th Percentile 18
Composite 75th Percentile 21
Average ACT Score 18

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for students to get into Point U?

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to Point U is 18, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 16 and 21.  The school ranks #39 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 18. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 16 and score in the score in the top 75 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 14.

32 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Point University.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as Point University is test optional. The policy from the school on ACT scores is "considered but not required".

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into Point U for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 18 score has around 47% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 66% with a 21 ACT score.

Point University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
21 and Above Good >66%
18 to 21 Avg + 47%-66%
16 to 18 Avg - 35%-47%
14 to 16 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 14 Low <24%
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Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Point University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 357 414 771
Accepted 143 216 359
Acceptance Rate 40% 52% 47%
Enrolled 61 96 157
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 43% 44% 44%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Point University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Point University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Point University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Point University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Admission Requirements Summary

Because Point U is fairly competitive, you have a decent chance of acceptance with the right GPA and test scores. If you have a 3.41 GPA, you have a good shot at getting in. An SAT score of 1010 will further improve your application. If you can get a 1130 on the SAT you will have a very good chance on getting in. Additionally a 18 on the ACT places you in a strong position.

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=138868 IPEDS survey data for Point University.


Does Point University prefer SAT or ACT?

20% of students submit their SAT scores to Point U. 32% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Point University?

47% of those who apply are granted admission to Point U. Admission competition is low 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 Point University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1130. The average SAT score is 1010. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Point University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 21. The average ACT score is 18. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.