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Bennett College Admission Requirements

Greensboro, North Carolina

Chances of getting into Bennett College for Women

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
96.3%
Admission Difficulty for Bennett College for Women
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Bennett College and can I get accepted? The school has a 96% acceptance rate ranking it #56 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,794 out of 3,938 applicants were admitted making Bennett College for Women an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 89 percent. Bennett College for Women typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 6% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Bennett College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
800-1000
Applicants Submitting SAT
73%
SAT Scores for Bennett College for Women
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 410
SAT Math 25th 390
SAT Composite 25th 800
SAT Scores for Bennett College for Women
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 520
SAT Math 75th 480
SAT Composite 75th 1000
Average SAT Score 900

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Bennett College for Women?

Bennett College for Women typically requires applicants to be in the top 91 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 800 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 700. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 900 out of 1600. The school ranks #44 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Bennett College for Women admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1000 and Above Good >98%
900 to 1000 Avg + 96%-98%
800 to 900 Avg - 93%-96%
700 to 800 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 700 Low <89%
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Bennett College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
14-20 
Applicants Submitting ACT
34%
ACT Scores for Bennett College for Women
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 12
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 14
ACT Scores for Bennett College for Women
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 20
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 20
Average ACT Score 17

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Bennett College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 14 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 87 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 11 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 17 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #41 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 34 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bennett College for Women.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Bennett College for Women admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
20 and Above Good >98%
17 to 20 Avg + 96%-98%
14 to 17 Avg - 93%-96%
11 to 14 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 11 Low <89%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.74*
Typical High School Grades
B-

You can get into Bennett College for Women with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bennett College for Women was 2.74 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #47 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.74 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Bennett College accepts 96% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

Bennett College for Women admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,938 0 3,938
Accepted 3,794 0 3,794
Acceptance Rate 96% 96%
Enrolled 237 0 237
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 6% 6%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bennett College for Women and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Bennett College for Women
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197993 IPEDS survey data for Bennett College for Women.

Frequently Asked Questions

73% of students submit their SAT scores to Bennett College. 34% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

96% of those who apply are granted admission to Bennett College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 800 and 1000. 73% 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 14 and 20. 34% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.