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Stevenson, Maryland

Stevenson University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Stevenson University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
60.9%
Admission Difficulty for Stevenson University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Stevenson University and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,368 out of 5,533 applicants were admitted making Stevenson University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. Stevenson University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 20% 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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Stevenson University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1090-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
89%
SAT Scores for Stevenson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1090
SAT Scores for Stevenson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1260
Average SAT Score 1180

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Stevenson University?

Stevenson University typically requires applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 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 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 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

Stevenson University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >73%
1175 to 1260 Avg + 61%-73%
1090 to 1175 Avg - 48%-61%
1005 to 1090 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 1005 Low <35%
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Stevenson University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
23%
ACT Scores for Stevenson University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Stevenson University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
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 Stevenson University?

Admission data indicates that Stevenson University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Stevenson University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Stevenson University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >75%
21 to 24 Avg + 61%-75%
19 to 21 Avg - 51%-61%
17 to 19 Reach 40%-51%
Less than 17 Low <40%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Stevenson University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Stevenson University was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Stevenson University accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Stevenson University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 7% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 11% Good
3.00 to 3.25 24% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 38% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

58% of Stevenson University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Stevenson University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 31%
Top 50% of class 58%
Bottom 50% of class 42%
Bottom 25% of class 4%

Admission Statistics

Stevenson University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,221 2,312 5,533
Accepted 2,101 1,267 3,368
Acceptance Rate 65% 55% 61%
Enrolled 422 266 688
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 21% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Stevenson University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Stevenson University
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=164173 IPEDS survey data for Stevenson University.