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Dean College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

86.1%
Admission Difficulty for Dean College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into Dean College? The school has a 86% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,886 out of 4,515 applicants were admitted making Dean College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. Dean College typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
960-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT
48%
SAT Scores for Dean College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Dean College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1150
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Dean College typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 865. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1055 out of 1600. 48 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

Dean College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1150 and Above Good >91%
1055 to 1150 Avg + 86%-91%
960 to 1055 Avg - 78%-86%
865 to 960 Reach 68%-78%
Less than 865 Low <68%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
13%
ACT Scores for Dean College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Dean College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Dean College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 25 and above have very competitive chances. 13 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Dean College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Dean College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >92%
21 to 25 Avg + 86%-92%
18 to 21 Avg - 80%-86%
15 to 18 Reach 71%-80%
Less than 15 Low <71%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
2.4
Typical High School Grades
C+

The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Dean College was 2.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 2.4 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Dean College accepts 86% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Dean College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 2% Good
3.50 to 3.75 3% Good
3.25 to 3.50 6% Good
3.00 to 3.25 9% Good
2.75 to 3.00 17% Good
2.50 to 2.75 33% Avg +
2.25 to 2.50 30% Avg -
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Dean College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,428 2,087 4,515
Accepted 2,115 1,771 3,886
Acceptance Rate 87% 85% 86%
Enrolled 233 233 466
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 13% 12%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 30, 2019
Days left to Apply
218

Applicants have 218 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 30, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Dean College before the Aug 30 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 9 Mar 22
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 9 Feb 20
Apr 13 Apr 23
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Dean College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Dean College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations 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.