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Stephens College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

53.1%
Admission Difficulty for Stephens College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Stephens College? The school has a 53% acceptance rate. Last year, 674 out of 1,269 applicants were admitted making Stephens College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Stephens College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1040-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
10%
SAT Scores for Stephens College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for Stephens College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Estimated Average SAT 1140
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Stephens College typically requires applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. 10 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

Stephens College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >66%
1135 to 1230 Avg + 53%-66%
1040 to 1135 Avg - 40%-53%
945 to 1040 Reach 28%-40%
Less than 945 Low <28%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
88%
ACT Scores for Stephens College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Stephens College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 25
Estimated Average ACT 22
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Stephens College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Stephens College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Stephens College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >66%
22 to 25 Avg + 53%-66%
19 to 22 Avg - 40%-53%
16 to 19 Reach 28%-40%
Less than 16 Low <28%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Stephens College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Stephens College was 3.3 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 Stephens College accepts 53% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Stephens College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 22% Good
3.50 to 3.75 24% Good
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 14% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 2% Reach

High School Class Rank

66% of Stephens College freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Stephens College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 0%
Top 25% of class 8%
Top 50% of class 34%
Bottom 50% of class 66%
Bottom 25% of class 39%

Admission Statistics

Stephens College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,269 0 1,269
Accepted 674 0 674
Acceptance Rate 53% ? 53%
Enrolled 129 0 129
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% ? 19%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
71

Applicants have 71 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

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

SAT Test Date Scores Available
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 Stephens College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Stephens 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=179548 IPEDS survey data for Stephens College.