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Methodist Admission Requirements

Fayetteville, North Carolina

Chances of getting into Methodist University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
54.7%
Admission Difficulty for Methodist University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Methodist and can I get accepted? The school has a 55% acceptance rate ranking it #23 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,987 out of 3,633 applicants were admitted making Methodist a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. Methodist University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Methodist, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Methodist SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT
55%
SAT Scores for Methodist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Methodist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1060

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Methodist University?

Methodist University typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #24 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 55 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Methodist University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1150 and Above Good >68%
1055 to 1150 Avg + 55%-68%
960 to 1055 Avg - 42%-55%
865 to 960 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 865 Low <30%
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Methodist ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
54%
ACT Scores for Methodist University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Methodist University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Methodist regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #27 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Methodist University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Methodist University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >70%
20 to 23 Avg + 55%-70%
18 to 20 Avg - 44%-55%
16 to 18 Reach 34%-44%
Less than 16 Low <34%
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Methodist GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.24
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Methodist University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Methodist. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Methodist University was 3.24 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #26 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 Methodist accepts 55% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Methodist University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 13% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

71% of Methodist University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Methodist University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 8%
Top 25% of class 34%
Top 50% of class 71%
Bottom 50% of class 29%
Bottom 25% of class 5%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Methodist University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,127 2,506 3,633
Accepted 712 1,275 1,987
Acceptance Rate 63% 51% 55%
Enrolled 142 243 385
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 19% 19%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Methodist University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Methodist University 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 Methodist University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
S
St. Andrews University

Laurinburg, North Carolina

G
Greensboro College

Greensboro, North Carolina

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Coker College

Hartsville, South Carolina

C
Catawba College

Salisbury, North Carolina

C
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Concord, North Carolina

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Montreat College

Montreat, North Carolina

E
Emory and Henry College

Emory, Virginia

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198969 IPEDS survey data for Methodist University.

FAQs

Does Methodist University prefer SAT or ACT?

55% of students submit their SAT scores to Methodist. 54% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Methodist University?

55% of those who apply are granted admission to Methodist. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Methodist University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1150. 55% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Methodist University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 54% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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