Chowan University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Chowan University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Chowan University and can I get accepted? The school has a 59% acceptance rate ranking it #28 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,115 out of 3,567 applicants were admitted making Chowan University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 88 percent. Chowan University typically accepts and attracts "C+" 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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Chowan University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT68%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||420|
|SAT Math 25th||390|
|SAT Composite 25th||810|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||510|
|SAT Math 75th||490|
|SAT Composite 75th||1000|
|Average SAT Score||910|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Chowan University?
Chowan University typically requires applicants to be in the top 89 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 810 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 710. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 910 out of 1600. The school ranks #43 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 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|
|1000 and Above||Good||>71%|
|905 to 1000||Avg +||59%-71%|
|810 to 905||Avg -||46%-59%|
|715 to 810||Reach||33%-46%|
|Less than 715||Low||<33%|
Chowan University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT45%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||11|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||14|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||16|
|ACT Math 75th||17|
|ACT Composite 75th||18|
|Average ACT Score||16|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Chowan University?
Admission data indicates that Chowan University 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 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #43 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Chowan University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|18 and Above||Good||>71%|
|16 to 18||Avg +||59%-71%|
|14 to 16||Avg -||46%-59%|
|12 to 14||Reach||33%-46%|
|Less than 12||Low||<33%|
Avg. High School GPA2.64
Typical High School GradesC+
You can get into Chowan University with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Chowan University was 2.64 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #49 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Chowan University accepts 59% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||5%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||6%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||27%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||36%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||10%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
61% of Chowan University freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||3%|
|Top 25% of class||11%|
|Top 50% of class||39%|
|Bottom 50% of class||61%|
|Bottom 25% of class||24%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||22%||20%|
What are the requirements for admission to Chowan University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor 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=198303 IPEDS survey data for Chowan University.
Frequently Asked Questions
68% of students submit their SAT scores to Chowan University. 45% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
59% of those who apply are granted admission to Chowan University. Admission competition is low 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 810 and 1000. 68% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.