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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
58.1%
Admission Difficulty for Graceland University Lamoni
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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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, 1,461 out of 2,514 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 68 percent. Graceland University Lamoni typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Graceland University Lamoni is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Graceland University-Lamoni SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1120
Applicants Submitting SAT
26%
SAT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Graceland University Lamoni
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1020

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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 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 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Graceland University Lamoni admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >70%
1020 to 1120 Avg + 58%-70%
920 to 1020 Avg - 45%-58%
820 to 920 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 820 Low <32%
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Graceland University-Lamoni ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
73%
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 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 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 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Graceland University Lamoni admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >70%
21 to 24 Avg + 58%-70%
18 to 21 Avg - 45%-58%
15 to 18 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 15 Low <32%
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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

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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 1,364 1,150 2,514
Accepted 849 612 1,461
Acceptance Rate 62% 53% 58%
Enrolled 101 92 193
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 15% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

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

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 Neither required nor 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.

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 920 and 1120. 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 24. 73% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.