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Chances of getting into Rocky Mountain College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
59.2%
Admission Difficulty for Rocky Mountain College
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Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into RMC and can I get accepted? The school has a 59% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Montana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 922 out of 1,558 applicants were admitted making RMC a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Rocky Mountain College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Rocky Mountain 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.

RMC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
936-1168
Applicants Submitting SAT
33%
SAT Scores for Rocky Mountain College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 483
SAT Math 25th 453
SAT Composite 25th 936
SAT Scores for Rocky Mountain College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 578
SAT Composite 75th 1168
Average SAT Score 1050

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

Rocky Mountain College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 936 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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in Montana for highest average SAT composite score. 33 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Rocky Mountain College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1168 and Above Good >71%
1052 to 1168 Avg + 59%-71%
936 to 1052 Avg - 46%-59%
820 to 936 Reach 33%-46%
Less than 820 Low <33%
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RMC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
75%
ACT Scores for Rocky Mountain College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Rocky Mountain College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that RMC 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Montana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 75 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Rocky Mountain College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Rocky Mountain College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >73%
21 to 24 Avg + 59%-73%
19 to 21 Avg - 48%-59%
17 to 19 Reach 38%-48%
Less than 17 Low <38%
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RMC GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.29
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Rocky Mountain College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into RMC. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Rocky Mountain College was 3.29 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in Montana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as RMC accepts 59% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Rocky Mountain College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 23% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

70% of Rocky Mountain College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Rocky Mountain College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 15%
Top 25% of class 35%
Top 50% of class 70%
Bottom 50% of class 30%
Bottom 25% of class 8%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Rocky Mountain College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 908 650 1,558
Accepted 512 410 922
Acceptance Rate 56% 63% 59%
Enrolled 108 137 245
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 33% 27%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Rocky Mountain College is $35.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Rocky Mountain College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=180595 IPEDS survey data for Rocky Mountain College.

FAQs

Does Rocky Mountain College prefer SAT or ACT?

33% of students submit their SAT scores to RMC. 75% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Rocky Mountain College?

59% of those who apply are granted admission to RMC. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Rocky Mountain College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 936 and 1168. 33% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Rocky Mountain College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 24. 75% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.