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Hanover College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

57.3%
Admission Difficulty for Hanover College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Hanover College? The school has a 57% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,119 out of 3,696 applicants were admitted making Hanover College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent. Hanover College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1020-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
40%
SAT Scores for Hanover College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Hanover College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1220
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Hanover College typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. 40 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
1220 and Above Good >69%
1120 to 1220 Avg + 57%-69%
1020 to 1120 Avg - 44%-57%
920 to 1020 Reach 31%-44%
Less than 920 Low <31%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
22-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
60%
ACT Scores for Hanover College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Hanover College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 27
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. 60 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 >71%
24 to 27 Avg + 57%-71%
22 to 24 Avg - 46%-57%
20 to 22 Reach 36%-46%
Less than 20 Low <36%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Hanover College accepts 57% of students who apply.

 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

Admission Statistics

Hanover College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,132 1,564 3,696
Accepted 1,304 815 2,119
Acceptance Rate 61% 52% 57%
Enrolled 173 135 308
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 17% 15%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
76

Applicants have 76 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Hanover College before the Mar 1 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 9 Feb 20

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.