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Emmanuel College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Emmanuel College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
73%
Admission Difficulty for Emmanuel College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Emmanuel College and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #41 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,354 out of 5,965 applicants were admitted making Emmanuel College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 29 percent. Emmanuel College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Emmanuel College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1160-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
56%
SAT Scores for Emmanuel College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 600
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1160
SAT Scores for Emmanuel College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1310
Average SAT Score 1240

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

Emmanuel College typically requires applicants to be in the top 31 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 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 1080. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. 56 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

Emmanuel College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >82%
1235 to 1310 Avg + 73%-82%
1160 to 1235 Avg - 61%-73%
1085 to 1160 Reach 48%-61%
Less than 1085 Low <48%
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Emmanuel College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
9%
ACT Scores for Emmanuel College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for Emmanuel College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 26

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Emmanuel College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Emmanuel College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Emmanuel College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >84%
26 to 29 Avg + 73%-84%
24 to 26 Avg - 64%-73%
22 to 24 Reach 54%-64%
Less than 22 Low <54%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.6
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Emmanuel College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Emmanuel College was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #18 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Emmanuel College accepts 73% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Emmanuel College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 39% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 13% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

54% of Emmanuel College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Emmanuel College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 17%
Top 25% of class 54%
Top 50% of class 85%
Bottom 50% of class 15%
Bottom 25% of class 2%

Admission Statistics

Emmanuel College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,282 1,683 5,965
Accepted 3,283 1,071 4,354
Acceptance Rate 77% 64% 73%
Enrolled 339 135 474
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 13% 11%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
60

Applicants have 60 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2020.

Admission Requirements

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

Emmanuel College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Emmanuel 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=165671 IPEDS survey data for Emmanuel College.

Frequently Asked Questions

56% of students submit their SAT scores to Emmanuel College. 9% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

73% of those who apply are granted admission to Emmanuel College. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1160 and 1310. 56% 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 24 and 29. 9% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.