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Methodist College of Nursing Admission Requirements

Peoria, Illinois

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Your chances of getting into Methodist College of Nursing

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

33.3%
Admission Difficulty for Methodist College of Nursing
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition High 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Methodist College of Nursing is 33.3%.  Its admission rate is the 4th lowest in Illinois and the 125th lowest the nation.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Methodist College of Nursing and can you get accepted?

Methodist College of Nursing is a highly competitive school to get into. You have a moderate chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 18 out of the 54 who applied were admitted.

Methodist College of Nursing typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.95. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. Of those applicants who were admitted, 56% enrolled. This indicates that the school is a top choice for many students who apply.

Can you get into Methodist College of Nursing?

33% 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.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Methodist College of Nursing you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 2.95 or better
  • Earn B- grades in high school
  • Score 980 on the SAT
  • Graduate in the top half of your high school class

Methodist College of Nursing GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

2.95

Typical High School Grades 

B-

What GPA do you need to get into Methodist College of Nursing?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Methodist College of Nursing are to have around a 2.95 high school GPA. You can get into Methodist College of Nursing with slightly below average high school grades.

Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Methodist College of Nursing will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Methodist College of Nursing is 2.95 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 #58 in Illinois for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Methodist College of Nursing 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 3.0 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Methodist College of Nursing students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 0% Good
3.25 to 3.49 0% Good
3.00 to 3.24 50.0% Avg +
2.50 to 2.99 50.0% Low
2.00 to 2.49 0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Methodist College of Nursing SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Methodist College of Nursing. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 10% of students submitted SAT scores.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

800-1160

Applicants Submitting SAT 

10%
SAT Scores for Methodist College of Nursing
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 410
Math 25th Percentile 390
Composite 25th Percentile 800
SAT Scores for Methodist College of Nursing
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 600
Math 75th Percentile 560
Composite 75th Percentile 1160
Average SAT Score 980

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Methodist College of Nursing?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Methodist College of Nursing is 980 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 800-1160. Students who get into Methodist College of Nursing score in the top 91 percent of all SAT test takers..  Methodist College of Nursing ranks #46 in the state of Illinois for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 980 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Methodist College of Nursing regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 800 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 800, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 620, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Methodist College of Nursing 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 "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 980 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 980, you have around a 33% chance of being admitted. A 1160 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 48% chance of getting in.

Methodist College of Nursing admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1160 and Above Good >48%
980 to 1160 Avg + 33%-48%
800 to 980 Avg - 21%-33%
620 to 800 Reach 12%-21%
Less than 620 Low <12%
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Methodist College of Nursing ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

-
ACT Scores for Methodist College of Nursing
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for Methodist College of Nursing
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

High School Class Rank

100% of Methodist College of Nursing freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 0% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted Methodist College of Nursing students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 0%
Top 25% of class 0%
Top 50% of class 100%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

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

Methodist College of Nursing admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 50 4 54
Accepted 17 1 18
Acceptance Rate 34% 25% 33%
Enrolled 9 1 10
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 53% 100% 56%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Jul 23, 2024

Days left to Apply

10

Applicants have 10 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Jul 23, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Methodist College of Nursing is $25.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Methodist College of Nursing and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Methodist College of Nursing Application Requirements
Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Recommendations Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Methodist College of Nursing
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147129 IPEDS survey data for Methodist College of Nursing.

FAQs

Does Methodist College of Nursing prefer SAT or ACT?

10% of students submit their SAT scores to Methodist College of Nursing.

What is my chance of getting into Methodist College of Nursing?

33% of those who apply are granted admission to Methodist College of Nursing. Admission competition is high and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Methodist College of Nursing?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 800 and 1160. The average SAT score is 980. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.