Montreat, North Carolina

Montreat College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Montreat College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Montreat College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Montreat College and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate. Last year, 615 out of 944 applicants were admitted making Montreat College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 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
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Montreat College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Montreat College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1110

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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 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 64 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
1220 and Above Good >76%
1110 to 1220 Avg + 65%-76%
1000 to 1110 Avg - 52%-65%
890 to 1000 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 890 Low <39%
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Montreat College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Montreat College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Montreat College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 20

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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. 56 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
24 and Above Good >77%
20 to 24 Avg + 65%-77%
17 to 20 Avg - 54%-65%
14 to 17 Reach 43%-54%
Less than 14 Low <43%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Montreat College accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Montreat College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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 522 420 944
Accepted 333 282 615
Acceptance Rate 64% 67% 65%
Enrolled 65 111 176
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 39% 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.