Private 4 Year

Capitol College Admission Requirements

Laurel, Maryland

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Chances of getting into Capitol College

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Capitol College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Average 
How hard is it to get into Capitol College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Capitol College is 47%.  It ranks #3 in Maryland and #190 in the nation for lowest rate of acceptance. Capitol College is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 202 out of 434 applicants were admitted.

Capitol College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.26. 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Capitol College application fee is $25 and applications are due by Aug 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Capitol College.

Capitol College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
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Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Capitol College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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SAT Scores for Capitol College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Capitol College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Capitol College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
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ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Capitol College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Capitol College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Capitol College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Capitol College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Capitol College was 3.26 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #18 in Maryland for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Capitol College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.26 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.


Admission Statistics

Capitol College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 95 337 434
Accepted 37 165 202
Acceptance Rate 39% 49% 47%
Enrolled 6 39 45
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 24% 22%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Fall 2023 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2023
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 146 days left until the Fall 2023 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Capitol College is $25.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Capitol College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Capitol College Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Capitol College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=162061 IPEDS survey data for Capitol College.


Does Capitol College prefer SAT or ACT?

60% of students submit their SAT scores to Capitol College. 2% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Capitol College?

47% of those who apply are granted admission to Capitol College. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.