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Fayetteville, North Carolina

Methodist Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Methodist University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
57.2%
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 57% acceptance rate ranking it #23 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,152 out of 3,762 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 58 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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Methodist SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1040-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
57%
SAT Scores for Methodist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for Methodist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1130

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

Methodist University typically requires applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 57 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Methodist University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >69%
1130 to 1220 Avg + 57%-69%
1040 to 1130 Avg - 44%-57%
950 to 1040 Reach 31%-44%
Less than 950 Low <31%
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Methodist ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
56%
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 #25 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 56 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Methodist University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Methodist University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >71%
20 to 23 Avg + 57%-71%
18 to 20 Avg - 46%-57%
16 to 18 Reach 36%-46%
Less than 16 Low <36%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.24
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Methodist University. 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 #23 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 57% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Methodist University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Methodist University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,396 2,366 3,762
Accepted 884 1,268 2,152
Acceptance Rate 63% 54% 57%
Enrolled 178 234 412
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 18% 19%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Methodist University and what considerations affect 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

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