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Savannah State University Admission Requirements

Savannah, Georgia

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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.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Savannah State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

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

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 845 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 910 out of 1600. Savannah State University ranks #37 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Savannah State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
980 and Above Good >62%
912 to 980 Avg + 46%-62%
845 to 912 Avg - 31%-46%
778 to 845 Reach 19%-31%
Less than 778 Low <19%
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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
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Savannah State University
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 Savannah State University?

Admission data indicates that Savannah State University 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 #38 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Savannah State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Savannah State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
19 and Above Good >62%
17 to 19 Avg + 46%-62%
15 to 17 Avg - 31%-46%
13 to 15 Reach 19%-31%
Less than 13 Low <19%
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Savannah State University GPA

Estimated 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?

You can get into Savannah State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Savannah State University was 2.77 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #48 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Applying

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jul 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 15, 2022.

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 Required
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.

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.