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Hanover, Indiana

Hanover College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Hanover College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
83.8%
Admission Difficulty for Hanover College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Hanover College and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #37 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,310 out of 2,757 applicants were admitted making Hanover College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Hanover College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Hanover College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1140-1320
Applicants Submitting SAT
45%
SAT Scores for Hanover College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1140
SAT Scores for Hanover College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1320
Average SAT Score 1230

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

Hanover College typically requires applicants to be in the top 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 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 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1230 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. 45 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

Hanover College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1320 and Above Good >90%
1230 to 1320 Avg + 84%-90%
1140 to 1230 Avg - 76%-84%
1050 to 1140 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 1050 Low <64%
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Hanover College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
55%
ACT Scores for Hanover College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Hanover College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Hanover College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #15 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 55 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hanover College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Hanover College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >91%
24 to 27 Avg + 84%-91%
22 to 24 Avg - 77%-84%
20 to 22 Reach 69%-77%
Less than 20 Low <69%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.67
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Hanover College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Hanover College was 3.67 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.67 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Hanover College accepts 84% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Hanover College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 45% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 20% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

66% of Hanover College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Hanover College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 32%
Top 25% of class 66%
Top 50% of class 95%
Bottom 50% of class 5%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Hanover College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,576 1,181 2,757
Accepted 1,339 971 2,310
Acceptance Rate 85% 82% 84%
Enrolled 177 166 343
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 17% 15%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Hanover 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=150756 IPEDS survey data for Hanover College.