Wilson, North Carolina
Barton College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Barton College
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
How hard is it to get into Barton College and can I get accepted? The school has a 39% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,024 out of 2,632 applicants were admitted making Barton College a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Barton 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 top half of their high school class.
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Barton College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT73%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1210|
|Average SAT Score||1120|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Barton College?
Barton College typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 1120 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 73 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||>52%|
|1120 to 1210||Avg +||39%-52%|
|1030 to 1120||Avg -||27%-39%|
|940 to 1030||Reach||18%-27%|
|Less than 940||Low||<18%|
Barton College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT61%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Barton College?
Admission data indicates that Barton College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 61 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Barton College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>55%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||39%-55%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||29%-39%|
|16 to 18||Reach||21%-29%|
|Less than 16||Low||<21%|
Avg. High School GPA3.07
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Barton College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Barton College was 3.07 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Barton College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||11%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||36%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||11%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||2%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
73% of Barton College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||12%|
|Top 25% of class||35%|
|Top 50% of class||73%|
|Bottom 50% of class||27%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||23%||19%|
What are the requirements for admission to Barton College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||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=197911 IPEDS survey data for Barton College.