KY State Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Kentucky State University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into KY State and can I get accepted? The school has a 45% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in Kentucky for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 941 out of 2,078 applicants were admitted making KY State 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 69 percent. Kentucky State University typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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KY State SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT21%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||550|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1100|
|Average SAT Score||1030|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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 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 #19 in Kentucky for highest average SAT composite score. 21 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1100 and Above||Good||>58%|
|1025 to 1100||Avg +||45%-58%|
|950 to 1025||Avg -||32%-45%|
|875 to 950||Reach||22%-32%|
|Less than 875||Low||<22%|
KY State ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT95%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||14|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||20|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||19|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 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 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Kentucky State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>58%|
|19 to 21||Avg +||45%-58%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||32%-45%|
|15 to 17||Reach||22%-32%|
|Less than 15||Low||<22%|
Avg. High School GPA2.44
Typical High School GradesC+
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. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to KY State will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||28%||45%||34%|
What are the requirements for admission to Kentucky State University and what considerations affect 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|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157058 IPEDS survey data for Kentucky State University.
Frequently Asked Questions
21% of students submit their SAT scores to KY State. 95% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
45% 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 950 and 1100. 21% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.