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Savannah State University Admission Requirements

Savannah, Georgia

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 SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1220-1380
Applicants Submitting SAT
74%
SAT Scores for Savannah State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 700
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1220
SAT Scores for Savannah State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 760
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1380
Average SAT Score 1300

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Savannah State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 22 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1220 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 1140. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1300 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 74 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Savannah State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1380 and Above Good >41%
1300 to 1380 Avg + 29%-41%
1220 to 1300 Avg - 19%-29%
1140 to 1220 Reach 12%-19%
Less than 1140 Low <12%
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Savannah State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
45%
ACT Scores for Savannah State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Savannah State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Savannah State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #15 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Savannah State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Savannah State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >44%
23 to 26 Avg + 29%-44%
21 to 23 Avg - 21%-29%
19 to 21 Reach 15%-21%
Less than 19 Low <15%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.74
Typical High School Grades
B-

You can get into Savannah State University with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Savannah State University was 2.74 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #43 in Georgia for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Savannah State University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
7

Applicants have 7 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Savannah State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Savannah State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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.

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