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How hard is it to get into William Carey University and can I get accepted? The school has a 55% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Mississippi for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 426 out of 774 applicants were admitted making William Carey University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. William Carey University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 50% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to William Carey University?
William Carey University typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in Mississippi for highest average SAT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1180 and Above||Good||>68%|
|1065 to 1180||Avg +||55%-68%|
|950 to 1065||Avg -||42%-55%|
|835 to 950||Reach||30%-42%|
|Less than 835||Low||<30%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||31|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||24|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into William Carey University?
Admission data indicates that William Carey University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Mississippi for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to William Carey University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>68%|
|24 to 28||Avg +||55%-68%|
|20 to 24||Avg -||42%-55%|
|16 to 20||Reach||30%-42%|
|Less than 16||Low||<30%|
What GPA do you need to get into William Carey University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into William Carey University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at William Carey University was 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Mississippi for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as William Carey University accepts 55% of students who apply.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.46 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||47%||54%||50%|
Applicants have 140 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to William Carey University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176479 IPEDS survey data for William Carey University.
8% of students submit their SAT scores to William Carey University. 92% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
55% of those who apply are granted admission to William Carey University. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1180. 8% 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 20 and 28. 92% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.