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Savannah State University Admission Requirements

Savannah, Georgia

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Your chances of getting into Savannah State University

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Savannah State University? Savannah State University is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Savannah State University directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

Savannah State University GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

2.77

Typical High School Grades 

B-

What GPA do you need to get into Savannah State University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Savannah State University are to have around a 2.77 high school GPA. You can get into Savannah State University with slightly below average high school grades.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Savannah State University is 2.77 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B- letter grades and regularly score around 80-82 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #51 in Georgia for highest average GPA.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 2.8 GPA range.

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Savannah State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

845-980

Applicants Submitting SAT 

74%
SAT Scores for Savannah State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 450
Math 25th Percentile 395
Composite 25th Percentile 845
SAT Scores for Savannah State University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 520
Math 75th Percentile 460
Composite 75th Percentile 980
Average SAT Score 910

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Savannah State University is 910 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 845-980. Students who get into Savannah State University score in the top 100 percent of all SAT test takers..  Savannah State University ranks #50 in the state of Georgia for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 910 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Savannah State University regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 845 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 845, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 780, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

View other colleges which accept students in the 910 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 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 912, you have around a 0% chance of being admitted. A 980 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 0% chance of getting in.

Savannah State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
980 and Above Good >0%
912 to 980 Avg + 0%-0%
845 to 912 Avg - 0%-0%
778 to 845 Reach 0%-0%
Less than 778 Low <0%
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Savannah State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

15-19 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

45%
ACT Scores for Savannah State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 13
Math 25th Percentile 15
Composite 25th Percentile 15
ACT Scores for Savannah State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 19
Math 75th Percentile 18
Composite 75th Percentile 19
Average ACT Score 17

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for students to get into Savannah State University?

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to Savannah State University is 17, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 15 and 19.  The school ranks #50 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 17. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 15 and score in the score in the top 81 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 13.

45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Savannah State University.

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into Savannah State University for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 17 score has around 0% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 0% with a 19 ACT score.

Savannah State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
19 and Above Good >0%
17 to 19 Avg + 0%-0%
15 to 17 Avg - 0%-0%
13 to 15 Reach 0%-0%
Less than 13 Low <0%
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Applying

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Jul 15, 2024

Days left to Apply

55

Applicants have 55 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2024.

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

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

Savannah State University Application Requirements
Test Scores
High School GPA
High School Class Rank
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Demonstration of Competencies

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Savannah State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Savannah State University often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140960 IPEDS survey data for Savannah State University.

FAQs

Does Savannah State University prefer SAT or ACT?

74% of students submit their SAT scores to Savannah State University. 45% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Savannah State University?

Savannah State University has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.