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Greenville, Illinois

Greenville College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Greenville College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
48.4%
Admission Difficulty for Greenville College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Greenville College and can I get accepted? The school has a 48% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,039 out of 2,147 applicants were admitted making Greenville College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Greenville College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Greenville College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT
55%
SAT Scores for Greenville College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Greenville College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1040

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Greenville College?

Greenville College typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #39 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. 55 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

Greenville College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1150 and Above Good >61%
1035 to 1150 Avg + 48%-61%
920 to 1035 Avg - 35%-48%
805 to 920 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 805 Low <24%
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Greenville College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
45%
ACT Scores for Greenville College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Greenville College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Greenville College?

Admission data indicates that Greenville College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #35 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Greenville College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Greenville College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >61%
21 to 24 Avg + 48%-61%
18 to 21 Avg - 35%-48%
15 to 18 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 15 Low <24%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.38
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Greenville College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Greenville College was 3.38 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #21 in Illinois for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Greenville College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Greenville College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 26% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 18% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

60% of Greenville College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Greenville College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 13%
Top 25% of class 34%
Top 50% of class 60%
Bottom 50% of class 17%
Bottom 25% of class 4%

Admission Statistics

Greenville College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 818 1,329 2,147
Accepted 399 640 1,039
Acceptance Rate 49% 48% 48%
Enrolled 85 136 221
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 21% 21%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Greenville College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Greenville College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Greenville College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=145372 IPEDS survey data for Greenville College.

Frequently Asked Questions

55% of students submit their SAT scores to Greenville College. 45% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

48% of those who apply are granted admission to Greenville College. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1150. 55% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 45% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.