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Montreat, North Carolina

Montreat College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Montreat College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
55.2%
Admission Difficulty for Montreat College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Montreat College and can I get accepted? The school has a 55% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 519 out of 940 applicants were admitted making Montreat College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Montreat College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 29% 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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Montreat College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1140
Applicants Submitting SAT
68%
SAT Scores for Montreat College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Montreat College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1030

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

Montreat College typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #25 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 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

Montreat College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >68%
1030 to 1140 Avg + 55%-68%
920 to 1030 Avg - 42%-55%
810 to 920 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 810 Low <30%
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Montreat College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
50%
ACT Scores for Montreat College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Montreat College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Montreat College 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 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Montreat College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Montreat College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >69%
21 to 25 Avg + 55%-69%
18 to 21 Avg - 44%-55%
15 to 18 Reach 33%-44%
Less than 15 Low <33%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.13
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Montreat College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Montreat College was 3.13 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #36 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 Montreat College accepts 55% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Montreat College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 13% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 27% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 9% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

High School Class Rank

64% of Montreat College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Montreat College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 8%
Top 25% of class 29%
Top 50% of class 64%
Bottom 50% of class 36%
Bottom 25% of class 8%

Admission Statistics

Montreat College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 526 414 940
Accepted 283 236 519
Acceptance Rate 54% 57% 55%
Enrolled 70 78 148
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 33% 29%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Montreat College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Montreat College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Montreat 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=199032 IPEDS survey data for Montreat College.

Frequently Asked Questions

68% of students submit their SAT scores to Montreat College. 50% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

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

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1140. 68% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 50% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.