Chances of getting into Rocky Mountain College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
58.4%
Admission Difficulty for Rocky Mountain College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into RMC and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in Montana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 889 out of 1,521 applicants were admitted making RMC 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 56 percent. Rocky Mountain College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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RMC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
33%
SAT Scores for Rocky Mountain College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Rocky Mountain College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1090

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

Rocky Mountain College typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Rocky Mountain College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >70%
1085 to 1180 Avg + 58%-70%
990 to 1085 Avg - 45%-58%
895 to 990 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 895 Low <32%
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RMC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
75%
ACT Scores for Rocky Mountain College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Rocky Mountain College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 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 #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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Rocky Mountain College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >72%
22 to 25 Avg + 58%-72%
20 to 22 Avg - 47%-58%
18 to 20 Reach 37%-47%
Less than 18 Low <37%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.29
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need above average high school grades to get into Rocky Mountain College. 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 58% 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

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%

Admission Statistics

Rocky Mountain College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 877 644 1,521
Accepted 477 412 889
Acceptance Rate 54% 64% 58%
Enrolled 118 134 252
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 33% 28%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Rocky Mountain College and what considerations affect 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

58% of those who apply are granted admission to RMC. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1180. 33% 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. 75% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.