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Monmouth, Illinois

Monmouth College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Monmouth College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.1%
Admission Difficulty for Monmouth College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Monmouth College and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,628 out of 2,428 applicants were admitted making Monmouth College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Monmouth College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 17% 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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Monmouth College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for Monmouth College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Monmouth College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1070

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

Monmouth College typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. 8 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Monmouth College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >78%
1070 to 1160 Avg + 67%-78%
980 to 1070 Avg - 54%-67%
890 to 980 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 890 Low <41%
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Monmouth College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
92%
ACT Scores for Monmouth College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Monmouth College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Monmouth College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Monmouth College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Monmouth College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >79%
22 to 25 Avg + 67%-79%
20 to 22 Avg - 57%-67%
18 to 20 Reach 46%-57%
Less than 18 Low <46%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Monmouth College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Monmouth College was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Monmouth College accepts 67% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Monmouth College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 28% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 22% Avg -
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

72% of Monmouth College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Monmouth College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 15%
Top 25% of class 37%
Top 50% of class 72%
Bottom 50% of class 28%
Bottom 25% of class 2%

Admission Statistics

Monmouth College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,136 1,292 2,428
Accepted 807 821 1,628
Acceptance Rate 71% 64% 67%
Enrolled 127 154 281
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 19% 17%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Monmouth College
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=147341 IPEDS survey data for Monmouth College.