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Graceland University-Lamoni Admission Requirements

Lamoni, Iowa

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Chances of getting into Graceland University Lamoni

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
68.1%
Admission Difficulty for Graceland University Lamoni
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Graceland University-Lamoni and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in Iowa for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,716 out of 2,521 applicants were admitted making Graceland University-Lamoni 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 78 percent. Graceland University Lamoni typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Graceland University Lamoni. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 26% of students submitted SAT scores and 73% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Graceland University-Lamoni SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1080
Applicants Submitting SAT
26%
SAT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1080
Average SAT Score 1000

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Graceland University Lamoni?

Graceland University Lamoni typically prefers applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #19 in Iowa for highest average SAT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Graceland University Lamoni admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1080 and Above Good >78%
1000 to 1080 Avg + 68%-78%
920 to 1000 Avg - 56%-68%
840 to 920 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 840 Low <42%
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Graceland University-Lamoni ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
73%
ACT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Graceland University-Lamoni?

Admission data indicates that Graceland University-Lamoni regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 10 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 in Iowa for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 73 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Graceland University Lamoni.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Graceland University Lamoni admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >79%
20 to 26 Avg + 68%-79%
15 to 20 Avg - 57%-68%
10 to 15 Reach 45%-57%
Less than 10 Low <45%
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Graceland University-Lamoni GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.22
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Graceland University Lamoni?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Graceland University-Lamoni. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Graceland University Lamoni was 3.22 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #24 in Iowa for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Graceland University-Lamoni accepts 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

57% of Graceland University Lamoni freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Graceland University Lamoni students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 7%
Top 25% of class 17%
Top 50% of class 57%
Lower 50% of class 43%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Graceland University Lamoni admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,241 1,279 2,521
Accepted 880 835 1,716
Acceptance Rate 71% 65% 68%
Enrolled 89 122 211
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 15% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Graceland University Lamoni is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Graceland University Lamoni and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Graceland University Lamoni Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Graceland University Lamoni
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153366 IPEDS survey data for Graceland University Lamoni.

FAQs

Does Graceland University Lamoni prefer SAT or ACT?

26% of students submit their SAT scores to Graceland University-Lamoni. 73% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Graceland University Lamoni?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Graceland University-Lamoni. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Graceland University Lamoni?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1080. 26% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Graceland University Lamoni?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 26. 73% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.