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Becker College Admission Requirements

Worcester, Massachusetts

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Chances of getting into Becker College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
69.9%
Admission Difficulty for Becker College
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Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Becker College and can I get accepted? The school has a 70% acceptance rate ranking it #39 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,043 out of 2,923 applicants were admitted making Becker College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. Becker College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Becker College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 83% of students submit SAT scores and 12% submit ACT scores.

Becker College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
83%
SAT Scores for Becker College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Becker College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1060

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Becker College typically prefers 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #34 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Becker College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >80%
1060 to 1170 Avg + 70%-80%
950 to 1060 Avg - 58%-70%
840 to 950 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 840 Low <45%
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Becker College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
12%
ACT Scores for Becker College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Becker College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Becker College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #38 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Becker College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Becker College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >80%
20 to 24 Avg + 70%-80%
16 to 20 Avg - 58%-70%
12 to 16 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 12 Low <45%
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Becker College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.02
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Becker College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Becker College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Becker College was 3.02 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #46 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Becker College accepts 70% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Becker College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 13% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Good
3.00 to 3.25 25% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 17% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 19% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

57% of Becker College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Becker College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 7%
Top 25% of class 26%
Top 50% of class 57%
Bottom 50% of class 43%
Bottom 25% of class 11%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Becker College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,596 1,327 2,923
Accepted 1,200 843 2,043
Acceptance Rate 75% 64% 70%
Enrolled 127 132 259
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 16% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Becker College is $0.

Admission Requirements

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

Becker College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Considered but not required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Becker 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=164720 IPEDS survey data for Becker College.

FAQs

Does Becker College prefer SAT or ACT?

83% of students submit their SAT scores to Becker College. 12% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Becker College?

70% of those who apply are granted admission to Becker College. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Becker College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1170. 83% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Becker College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 24. 12% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.