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Livingstone College Admission Requirements

Salisbury, North Carolina

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Chances of getting into Livingstone College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
50.1%
Admission Difficulty for Livingstone College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Livingstone College and can I get accepted? The school has a 50% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,046 out of 6,084 applicants were admitted making Livingstone College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Livingstone College typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Livingstone College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Livingstone College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
760-930
Applicants Submitting SAT
50%
SAT Scores for Livingstone College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 380
SAT Math 25th 380
SAT Composite 25th 760
SAT Scores for Livingstone College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 460
SAT Math 75th 470
SAT Composite 75th 930
Average SAT Score 850

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Livingstone College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 94 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 760 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 670. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 850 out of 1600. The school ranks #47 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Livingstone College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
930 and Above Good >63%
845 to 930 Avg + 50%-63%
760 to 845 Avg - 37%-50%
675 to 760 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 675 Low <26%
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Livingstone College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
14-16 
Applicants Submitting ACT
46%
ACT Scores for Livingstone College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 12
ACT Math 25th 14
ACT Composite 25th 14
ACT Scores for Livingstone College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 16
ACT Math 75th 15
ACT Composite 75th 16
Average ACT Score 15

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Livingstone 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 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 15 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 16 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #46 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Livingstone College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Livingstone College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
16 and Above Good >63%
15 to 16 Avg + 50%-63%
14 to 15 Avg - 37%-50%
13 to 14 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 13 Low <26%
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Livingstone College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.64*
Typical High School Grades
C+

What GPA do you need to get into Livingstone College?

You can get into Livingstone College with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Livingstone College was 2.64 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #50 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 Livingstone College accepts 50% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 2.64 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Livingstone College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,666 2,418 6,084
Accepted 1,927 1,119 3,046
Acceptance Rate 53% 46% 50%
Enrolled 155 189 344
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 8% 17% 11%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
287

Applicants have 287 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Livingstone College is $25.

Admission Requirements

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

Livingstone 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 Livingstone 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=198862 IPEDS survey data for Livingstone College.

FAQs

Does Livingstone College prefer SAT or ACT?

50% of students submit their SAT scores to Livingstone College. 46% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Livingstone College?

50% of those who apply are granted admission to Livingstone College. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Livingstone College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 760 and 930. 50% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Livingstone College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 14 and 16. 46% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.