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Guilford College Admission Requirements

Greensboro, North Carolina

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Chances of getting into Guilford College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
78%
Admission Difficulty for Guilford College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Guilford College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Guilford College is 78%.  It ranks #41 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Guilford College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,855 out of 3,660 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 71 percent (SAT 930/1170 ACT 17/24). 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Guilford College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Feb 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Guilford College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .

Guilford College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
930-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for Guilford College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Guilford College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1050

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

Guilford College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. Guilford College ranks #21 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Guilford College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1170 and Above Good >87%
1050 to 1170 Avg + 78%-87%
930 to 1050 Avg - 65%-78%
810 to 930 Reach 50%-65%
Less than 810 Low <50%
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Guilford College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
17-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for Guilford College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Guilford College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Guilford College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Guilford College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Guilford College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
24 and Above Good >88%
20 to 24 Avg + 78%-88%
17 to 20 Avg - 67%-78%
14 to 17 Reach 54%-67%
Less than 14 Low <54%
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Guilford College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Guilford College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Guilford College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,967 1,693 3,660
Accepted 1,554 1,301 2,855
Acceptance Rate 79% 77% 78%
Enrolled 182 190 372
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 15% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
141

Applicants have 141 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Guilford College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Guilford College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Considered but not required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Guilford College
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=198613 IPEDS survey data for Guilford College.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Guilford College?

78% of those who apply are granted admission to Guilford College. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Guilford College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1170. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Guilford College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 24. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.