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Dean College Admission Requirements

Franklin, Massachusetts

Chances of getting into Dean College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
82.9%
Admission Difficulty for Dean College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Dean College and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate ranking it #61 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,022 out of 4,854 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 extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. Dean College typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Dean College, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Dean College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
910-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
50%
SAT Scores for Dean College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 910
SAT Scores for Dean College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1010

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 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 #42 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Dean College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1110 and Above Good >89%
1010 to 1110 Avg + 83%-89%
910 to 1010 Avg - 74%-83%
810 to 910 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 810 Low <63%
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Dean College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
12%
ACT Scores for Dean College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Dean College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

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 16 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 #36 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Dean College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Dean College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >89%
20 to 22 Avg + 83%-89%
18 to 20 Avg - 74%-83%
16 to 18 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 16 Low <63%
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Dean College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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. The school ranks #59 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. 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 83% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Dean College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

79% of Dean College freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Dean College students
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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Dean College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,614 2,240 4,854
Accepted 2,215 1,807 4,022
Acceptance Rate 85% 81% 83%
Enrolled 224 254 478
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 14% 12%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 30, 2020
Days left to Apply
21

Applicants have 21 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 30, 2020.

Admission Requirements

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

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
C
Curry College

Milton, Massachusetts

A
American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

C
Concordia College New York

Bronxville, New York

N
Nyack College

Nyack, New York

D
Dominican College of Blauvelt

Orangeburg, New York

S
Saint Thomas Aquinas College

Sparkill, New York

M
College of Mount Saint Vincent

Bronx, New York

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165574 IPEDS survey data for Dean College.

FAQs

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?

83% of those who apply are granted admission to Dean College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Dean College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 910 and 1110. 50% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Dean College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 22. 12% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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