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Quincy, Massachusetts

Eastern Nazarene College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Eastern Nazarene College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
63.7%
Admission Difficulty for Eastern Nazarene College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Eastern Nazarene College and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #30 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 605 out of 950 applicants were admitted making Eastern Nazarene 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. Eastern Nazarene College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Eastern Nazarene College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
82%
SAT Scores for Eastern Nazarene College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Eastern Nazarene College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1060

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Eastern Nazarene College typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #38 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Eastern Nazarene College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >75%
1055 to 1190 Avg + 64%-75%
920 to 1055 Avg - 51%-64%
785 to 920 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 785 Low <38%
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Eastern Nazarene College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
21%
ACT Scores for Eastern Nazarene College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Eastern Nazarene College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Eastern Nazarene 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #37 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eastern Nazarene College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Eastern Nazarene College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >75%
20 to 23 Avg + 64%-75%
17 to 20 Avg - 51%-64%
14 to 17 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 14 Low <38%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.0
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Eastern Nazarene College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eastern Nazarene College was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #49 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Eastern Nazarene College accepts 64% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Eastern Nazarene College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 523 427 950
Accepted 353 252 605
Acceptance Rate 67% 59% 64%
Enrolled 70 70 140
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 28% 23%

Admission Requirements

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

Eastern Nazarene 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 Eastern Nazarene College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165644 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Nazarene College.

Frequently Asked Questions

82% of students submit their SAT scores to Eastern Nazarene College. 21% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

64% of those who apply are granted admission to Eastern Nazarene College. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1190. 82% 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 23. 21% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.