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How hard is it to get into Goshen College and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 827 out of 1,313 applicants were admitted making Goshen College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Goshen College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Goshen College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||603|
|SAT Math 75th||603|
|SAT Composite 75th||1206|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Goshen College?
Goshen College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 80 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1206 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1108 to 1206||Avg +||63%-74%|
|1010 to 1108||Avg -||50%-63%|
|912 to 1010||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 912||Low||<37%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||25|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Goshen College?
Admission data indicates that Goshen College 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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 38 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Goshen College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>74%|
|25 to 29||Avg +||63%-74%|
|21 to 25||Avg -||50%-63%|
|17 to 21||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 17||Low||<37%|
What GPA do you need to get into Goshen College?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Goshen College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Goshen College was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Goshen College accepts 63% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||19%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||11%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
54% of Goshen College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||30%|
|Top 25% of class||54%|
|Top 50% of class||88%|
|Bottom 50% of class||12%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||20%||19%|
Applicants have 216 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Goshen College is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Goshen College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=150668 IPEDS survey data for Goshen College.
80% of students submit their SAT scores to Goshen College. 38% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
63% of those who apply are granted admission to Goshen College. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1206. 80% 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 21 and 29. 38% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.