Eastern Nazarene College Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Eastern Nazarene College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Eastern Nazarene College? The school has a 68% acceptance rate. Last year, 784 out of 1,157 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 60 percent. Eastern Nazarene College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Eastern Nazarene College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Eastern Nazarene College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Estimated Average SAT 1130
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 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 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

Eastern Nazarene College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >78%
1125 to 1230 Avg + 68%-78%
1020 to 1125 Avg - 56%-68%
915 to 1020 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 915 Low <42%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Eastern Nazarene College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Eastern Nazarene College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 23
Estimated Average ACT 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 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. 20 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 >80%
20 to 23 Avg + 68%-80%
18 to 20 Avg - 58%-68%
16 to 18 Reach 48%-58%
Less than 16 Low <48%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Eastern Nazarene College accepts 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Eastern Nazarene College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 10% Good
3.50 to 3.75 13% Good
3.25 to 3.50 20% Good
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 17% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 17% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 6% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

65% of Eastern Nazarene College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Eastern Nazarene College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 13%
Top 25% of class 32%
Top 50% of class 65%
Bottom 50% of class 35%
Bottom 25% of class 11%

Admission Statistics

Eastern Nazarene College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 728 429 1,157
Accepted 497 287 784
Acceptance Rate 68% 67% 68%
Enrolled 79 74 153
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 26% 20%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Sep 1, 2019
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 127 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Sep 1, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Eastern Nazarene College before the Sep 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 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.