|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
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How hard is it to get into Dean College and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #35 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,293 out of 6,238 applicants were admitted making Dean College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. Dean College typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.
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 submit SAT scores and 12% submit ACT scores.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||450|
|SAT Composite 25th||910|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||565|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1105|
|Average SAT Score||1010|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Dean College?
Dean College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #39 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1105 and Above||Good||>79%|
|1007 to 1105||Avg +||69%-79%|
|910 to 1007||Avg -||57%-69%|
|813 to 910||Reach||44%-57%|
|Less than 813||Low||<44%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19|
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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #41 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Dean College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>81%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||69%-81%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||59%-69%|
|15 to 17||Reach||49%-59%|
|Less than 15||Low||<49%|
What GPA do you need to get into Dean College?
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. 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 69% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
79% of Dean College freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||2%|
|Top 25% of class||7%|
|Top 50% of class||21%|
|Bottom 50% of class||79%|
|Bottom 25% of class||44%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||10%||11%||10%|
Applicants have 79 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 31, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Dean College is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to Dean College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
50% of students submit their SAT scores to Dean College. 12% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
69% of those who apply are granted admission to Dean College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 910 and 1105. 50% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 12% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.