Lamoni, Iowa

Graceland University-Lamoni Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Graceland University Lamoni

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Graceland University Lamoni
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Graceland University-Lamoni and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Iowa for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,572 out of 2,800 applicants were admitted making Graceland University-Lamoni a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Graceland University Lamoni typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Graceland University-Lamoni SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1070

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

Graceland University Lamoni typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 in Iowa for highest average SAT composite score. 28 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

Graceland University Lamoni admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >68%
1065 to 1140 Avg + 56%-68%
990 to 1065 Avg - 43%-56%
915 to 990 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 915 Low <31%
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Graceland University-Lamoni ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #22 in Iowa for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 69 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Graceland University Lamoni.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Graceland University Lamoni admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >71%
20 to 23 Avg + 56%-71%
18 to 20 Avg - 45%-56%
16 to 18 Reach 35%-45%
Less than 16 Low <35%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need above 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 3.28 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #18 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 56% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Graceland University Lamoni students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 7% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

65% 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 14%
Top 25% of class 37%
Top 50% of class 65%
Bottom 50% of class 35%
Bottom 25% of class 10%

Admission Statistics

Graceland University Lamoni admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,389 1,411 2,800
Accepted 830 742 1,572
Acceptance Rate 60% 53% 56%
Enrolled 110 145 255
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 20% 16%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Graceland University Lamoni and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Graceland University Lamoni Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
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.