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How hard is it to get into Stephens College and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 558 out of 992 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 average 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 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Stephens College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||1000|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1240|
|Average SAT Score||1120|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Stephens College?
Stephens College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1240 and Above||Good||>68%|
|1120 to 1240||Avg +||56%-68%|
|1000 to 1120||Avg -||43%-56%|
|880 to 1000||Reach||31%-43%|
|Less than 880||Low||<31%|
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|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||27|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
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 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 18 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. The school ranks #23 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 87 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Stephens College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>71%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||56%-71%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||45%-56%|
|18 to 20||Reach||35%-45%|
|Less than 18||Low||<35%|
What GPA do you need to get into Stephens College?
Applicants require 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. The school ranks #25 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Stephens College accepts 56% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
66% of Stephens College freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||?||20%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on May 30, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Stephens College is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to Stephens College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Considered but not required|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Considered but not required|
|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.
21% of students submit their SAT scores to Stephens College. 87% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
56% of those who apply are granted admission to Stephens College. 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 1000 and 1240. 21% 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 25. 87% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.