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Graceland University-Lamoni Admission Requirements

Lamoni, Iowa

Chances of getting into Graceland University Lamoni

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
58.1%
Admission Difficulty for Graceland University Lamoni
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Graceland University-Lamoni and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Iowa for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,744 out of 3,004 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 very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Graceland University Lamoni 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 half of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Graceland University-Lamoni, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Graceland University-Lamoni SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
26%
SAT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1030

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 requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Iowa for highest average SAT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Graceland University Lamoni admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1110 and Above Good >70%
1030 to 1110 Avg + 58%-70%
950 to 1030 Avg - 45%-58%
870 to 950 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 870 Low <32%
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Graceland University-Lamoni ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
73%
ACT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 22
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 #23 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 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Graceland University Lamoni admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >72%
20 to 23 Avg + 58%-72%
18 to 20 Avg - 47%-58%
16 to 18 Reach 37%-47%
Less than 16 Low <37%
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Graceland University-Lamoni GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.28
Typical High School Grades
B

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

Applicants require 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 #20 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 58% 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 Competitiveness
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Graceland University Lamoni admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,559 1,445 3,004
Accepted 969 775 1,744
Acceptance Rate 62% 54% 58%
Enrolled 141 126 267
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 16% 15%

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 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

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
G
Grand View University

Des Moines, Iowa

A
Avila University

Kansas City, Missouri

M
Midland University

Fremont, Nebraska

O
Ottawa University Ottawa

Ottawa, Kansas

C
Concordia University Seward

Seward, Nebraska

C
Cottey College

Nevada, Missouri

C
Clarke University

Dubuque, Iowa

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?

58% of those who apply are granted admission to Graceland University-Lamoni. Admission competition is low and the college has very 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 950 and 1110. 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 18 and 23. 73% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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