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Your chances of getting into Culver Stockton College

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

97%
Admission Difficulty for Culver Stockton College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at CULVER is 97%.  Its admission rate is the 41st lowest in Missouri.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into CULVER and can you get accepted?

Culver Stockton College is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 1,208 out of the 1,246 who applied were admitted.

Culver Stockton College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.37. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into CULVER?

97% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Culver Stockton College you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.37 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Score 1030 on the SAT
  • Score 22 on the ACT
  • Graduate in the top half of your high school class

CULVER GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.37

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into Culver Stockton College?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into CULVER are to have around a 3.37 high school GPA. You are required to have above average high school grades.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.37 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as CULVER accepts 97% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at CULVER is 3.37 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #29 in Missouri for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since CULVER is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.4 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Culver Stockton College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 10.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 17.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 15.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 16.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 19.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 20.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 3.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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CULVER SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Culver Stockton College. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 1% of students submitted SAT scores and 4% submitted ACT scores for admission for the most recent academic year..

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

970-1080

Applicants Submitting SAT 

1%
SAT Scores for Culver Stockton College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 500
Math 25th Percentile 470
Composite 25th Percentile 970
SAT Scores for Culver Stockton College
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 550
Math 75th Percentile 530
Composite 75th Percentile 1080
Average SAT Score 1030

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Culver Stockton College?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at CULVER is 1030 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 970-1080. Students who get into Culver Stockton College score in the top 66 percent of all SAT test takers..  CULVER ranks #27 in the state of Missouri for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1030 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. CULVER regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 970, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 910, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Culver Stockton College is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1030 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1025, you have around a 97% chance of being admitted. A 1080 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 98% chance of getting in.

Culver Stockton College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1080 and Above Good >98%
1025 to 1080 Avg + 97%-98%
970 to 1025 Avg - 94%-97%
915 to 970 Reach 90%-94%
Less than 915 Low <90%
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CULVER ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

19-25 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

4%
ACT Scores for Culver Stockton College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 17
Math 25th Percentile 17
Composite 25th Percentile 19
ACT Scores for Culver Stockton College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 23
Math 75th Percentile 24
Composite 75th Percentile 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for students to get into CULVER?

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to CULVER is 22, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 19 and 25.  The school ranks #17 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 22. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 19 and score in the score in the top 56 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 16.

4 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Culver Stockton College.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as Culver Stockton College is test optional. The policy from the school on ACT scores is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into CULVER for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 22 score has around 97% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 98% with a 25 ACT score.

Culver Stockton College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
25 and Above Good >98%
22 to 25 Avg + 97%-98%
19 to 22 Avg - 94%-97%
16 to 19 Reach 90%-94%
Less than 16 Low <90%
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High School Class Rank

64% of Culver Stockton College freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 28% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted Culver Stockton College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 8%
Top 25% of class 28%
Top 50% of class 64%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Culver Stockton College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 399 847 1,246
Accepted 389 819 1,208
Acceptance Rate 97% 97% 97%
Enrolled 111 152 263
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 19% 22%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 15, 2024

Days left to Apply

60

Applicants have 60 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Culver Stockton College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Culver Stockton College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Culver Stockton College Application Requirements
Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Recommendations Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Culver Stockton College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Admission Requirements Summary

Because Culver Stockton College is lightly competitive to get into, you have a very good chance of acceptance with the right GPA and test scores. If you have a 3.37 GPA, you are almost certain to getting in. Combining this with an SAT score of 1030 and ACT of 22 will almost guarantee your admission.

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=177144 IPEDS survey data for Culver Stockton College.

FAQs

Does Culver Stockton College prefer SAT or ACT?

1% of students submit their SAT scores to CULVER. 4% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Culver Stockton College?

97% of those who apply are granted admission to CULVER. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Culver Stockton College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1080. The average SAT score is 1025. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Culver Stockton College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. The average ACT score is 22. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.