Stephens College Admission RequirementsColumbia, Missouri
Chances of getting into Stephens College
How hard is it to get into Stephens College and can I get accepted? The school has a 59% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 578 out of 982 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 58 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.
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Stephens College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT21%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||450|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1210|
|Average SAT Score||1090|
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 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 21 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1210 and Above||Good||>71%|
|1090 to 1210||Avg +||59%-71%|
|970 to 1090||Avg -||46%-59%|
|850 to 970||Reach||33%-46%|
|Less than 850||Low||<33%|
Stephens College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT87%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
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 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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 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.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>71%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||59%-71%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||46%-59%|
|17 to 20||Reach||33%-46%|
|Less than 17||Low||<33%|
Avg. High School GPA3.3
Typical High School GradesB+
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. 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 59% 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|
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%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply28
Applicants have 28 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
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.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Stephens College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||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=179548 IPEDS survey data for Stephens College.
Frequently Asked Questions
21% of students submit their SAT scores to Stephens College. 87% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
59% 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 970 and 1210. 21% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.