Coe College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Coe College
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Coe College and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in Iowa for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,938 out of 7,002 applicants were admitted making Coe College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Coe College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 10% 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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Coe College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT10%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1140|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1390|
|Average SAT Score||1270|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Coe College?
Coe 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Iowa for highest average SAT composite score. 10 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1390 and Above||Good||>68%|
|1265 to 1390||Avg +||56%-68%|
|1140 to 1265||Avg -||43%-56%|
|1015 to 1140||Reach||31%-43%|
|Less than 1015||Low||<31%|
Coe College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT90%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Coe College?
Admission data indicates that Coe 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 19 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 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Iowa for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Coe College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>68%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||56%-68%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||43%-56%|
|19 to 22||Reach||31%-43%|
|Less than 19||Low||<31%|
Avg. High School GPA3.58
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Coe College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Coe College was 3.58 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Iowa for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Coe College accepts 56% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||8%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
62% of Coe 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||27%|
|Top 25% of class||62%|
|Top 50% of class||89%|
|Bottom 50% of class||11%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||9%||12%||10%|
Applications are DueMar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply105
Applicants have 105 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Coe College before the Mar 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
What are the requirements for admission to Coe College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153144 IPEDS survey data for Coe College.