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Forest City, Iowa

Waldorf College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Waldorf College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
71.9%
Admission Difficulty for Waldorf College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Waldorf College and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Iowa for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 554 out of 771 applicants were admitted making Waldorf College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Waldorf College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 29% 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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Waldorf College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
28%
SAT Scores for Waldorf College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Waldorf College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1100

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Waldorf College?

Waldorf College typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 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

Waldorf College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >81%
1095 to 1180 Avg + 72%-81%
1010 to 1095 Avg - 60%-72%
925 to 1010 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 925 Low <47%
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Waldorf College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
72%
ACT Scores for Waldorf College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Waldorf College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Waldorf College?

Admission data indicates that Waldorf College 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 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in Iowa for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 72 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Waldorf College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Waldorf College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >81%
20 to 22 Avg + 72%-81%
18 to 20 Avg - 60%-72%
16 to 18 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 16 Low <47%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.0
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Waldorf College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Waldorf College was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #31 in Iowa for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Waldorf College accepts 72% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Waldorf College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 14% Good
3.50 to 3.75 9% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Good
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 32% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 15% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

52% of Waldorf College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Waldorf College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 4%
Top 25% of class 24%
Top 50% of class 52%
Bottom 50% of class 48%
Bottom 25% of class 14%

Admission Statistics

Waldorf College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 279 492 771
Accepted 207 347 554
Acceptance Rate 74% 71% 72%
Enrolled 71 88 159
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 34% 25% 29%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Waldorf College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Waldorf College 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 Waldorf College
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=154518 IPEDS survey data for Waldorf College.