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Fayetteville, North Carolina

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Chances of getting into Methodist University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
76%
Admission Difficulty for Methodist University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Methodist and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Methodist is 76%.  It ranks #0 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Methodist University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,249 out of 2,964 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent (SAT 935/1135 ACT 18/23). Methodist University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.52. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Methodist University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Methodist SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
935-1135
Applicants Submitting SAT 
55%
SAT Scores for Methodist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 465
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 935
SAT Scores for Methodist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 565
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1135
Average SAT Score 1040

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Methodist University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 935 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 830. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. Methodist ranks #0 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 55 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

Methodist University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1135 and Above Good >86%
1035 to 1135 Avg + 76%-86%
935 to 1035 Avg - 62%-76%
835 to 935 Reach 47%-62%
Less than 835 Low <47%
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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 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Methodist University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
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 #0 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Methodist University.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 >87%
20 to 23 Avg + 76%-87%
18 to 20 Avg - 65%-76%
16 to 18 Reach 53%-65%
Less than 16 Low <53%
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Methodist GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.52
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Methodist University?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Methodist. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Methodist University was 3.52 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.52 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Methodist accepts 76% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Methodist University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 27.16% Good
3.75 to 3.99 8.06% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 16.42% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 12.84% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 15.22% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 17.61% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 2.69% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

70% 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 15%
Top 25% of class 33%
Top 50% of class 70%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Methodist University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,150 1,814 2,964
Accepted 979 1,270 2,249
Acceptance Rate 85% 70% 76%
Enrolled 129 223 352
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 18% 16%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Methodist University is $50.

Application Requirements

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

Methodist University Application 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

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?

76% of those who apply are granted admission to Methodist. Admission competition is 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 935 and 1135. 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.