Livingstone College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Livingstone College
How hard is it to get into Livingstone College and can I get accepted? The school has a 37% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,717 out of 7,295 applicants were admitted making Livingstone College a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Livingstone College typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Livingstone College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT56%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||430|
|SAT Math 25th||420|
|SAT Composite 25th||850|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||500|
|SAT Math 75th||500|
|SAT Composite 75th||1000|
|Average SAT Score||930|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Livingstone College?
Livingstone College typically requires applicants to be in the top 85 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 850 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 770. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 930 out of 1600. The school ranks #48 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 56 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||>50%|
|925 to 1000||Avg +||37%-50%|
|850 to 925||Avg -||26%-37%|
|775 to 850||Reach||17%-26%|
|Less than 775||Low||<17%|
Livingstone College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT49%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||10|
|ACT Math 25th||14|
|ACT Composite 25th||13|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||15|
|ACT Math 75th||17|
|ACT Composite 75th||16|
|Average ACT Score||14|
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 13 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 93 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 14 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 16 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #47 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Livingstone College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|16 and Above||Good||>54%|
|14 to 16||Avg +||37%-54%|
|13 to 14||Avg -||29%-37%|
|12 to 13||Reach||22%-29%|
|Less than 12||Low||<22%|
Avg. High School GPA2.64*
Typical High School GradesC+
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. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Livingstone College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||16%||13%|
What are the requirements for admission to Livingstone 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||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198862 IPEDS survey data for Livingstone College.