Private 4 Year

Dean College Admission Requirements

Franklin, Massachusetts

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Chances of getting into Dean College

Acceptance Rate

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

The acceptance rate at Dean College is 71%.  It ranks #37 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Dean College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 4,174 out of 5,919 applicants were admitted.

Dean College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.89. 7% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Dean College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jul 31.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Dean College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 50% of students submitted SAT scores and 12% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Dean College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Dean College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Dean College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Dean College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Dean College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Dean College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Dean College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Dean College?

You can get into Dean College with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Dean College was 2.89 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #59 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Dean College accepts 71% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Dean College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 4.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 7.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 7.0% Good
3.25 to 3.49 12.0% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 17.0% Avg +
2.50 to 2.99 27.0% Avg -
2.00 to 2.49 15.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 11.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Dean College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,235 2,684 5,919
Accepted 2,327 1,847 4,174
Acceptance Rate 72% 69% 71%
Enrolled 160 146 306
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 8% 7%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 31, 2023
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 239 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 31, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Dean College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Dean College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Dean 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=165574 IPEDS survey data for Dean College.


Does Dean College prefer SAT or ACT?

50% of students submit their SAT scores to Dean College. 12% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Dean College?

71% of those who apply are granted admission to Dean College. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.