|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into KY State and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Kentucky for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,198 out of 1,660 applicants were admitted making KY State a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 84 percent. Kentucky State University typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Find out which students are getting accepted at KY State, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||420|
|SAT Math 25th||400|
|SAT Composite 25th||820|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||500|
|SAT Math 75th||500|
|SAT Composite 75th||1000|
|Average SAT Score||910|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Kentucky State University?
Kentucky State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 88 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 820 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 730. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 910 out of 1600. The school ranks #23 in Kentucky for highest average SAT composite score. 28 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1000 and Above||Good||>81%|
|910 to 1000||Avg +||72%-81%|
|820 to 910||Avg -||60%-72%|
|730 to 820||Reach||47%-60%|
|Less than 730||Low||<47%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||13|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||15|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||19|
|ACT Math 75th||19|
|ACT Composite 75th||19|
|Average ACT Score||17|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into KY State?
Admission data indicates that KY State 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 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 17 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #25 in Kentucky for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 76 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Kentucky State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|19 and Above||Good||>81%|
|17 to 19||Avg +||72%-81%|
|15 to 17||Avg -||60%-72%|
|13 to 15||Reach||47%-60%|
|Less than 13||Low||<47%|
What GPA do you need to get into Kentucky State University?
The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Kentucky State University was 2.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #28 in Kentucky for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as KY State accepts 72% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||8%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||7%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||9%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||24%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||29%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||16%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||31%||23%|
What are the requirements for admission to Kentucky State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
Institute, West Virginia
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Durham, North Carolina
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157058 IPEDS survey data for Kentucky State University.
28% of students submit their SAT scores to KY State. 76% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
72% of those who apply are granted admission to KY State. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 820 and 1000. 28% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 19. 76% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.