Mount Olive College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Mount Olive College
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Mount Olive College and can I get accepted? The school has a 49% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,506 out of 3,067 applicants were admitted making Mount Olive College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. Mount Olive College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 22% 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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Mount Olive College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT40%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1140|
|Average SAT Score||1050|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mount Olive College?
Mount Olive College typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #36 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 40 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1140 and Above||Good||>62%|
|1045 to 1140||Avg +||49%-62%|
|950 to 1045||Avg -||36%-49%|
|855 to 950||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 855||Low||<25%|
Mount Olive College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT37%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||21|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Mount Olive College?
Admission data indicates that Mount Olive 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 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #31 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mount Olive College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>64%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||49%-64%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||39%-49%|
|15 to 17||Reach||29%-39%|
|Less than 15||Low||<29%|
Avg. High School GPA3.11*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Mount Olive College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mount Olive College was 3.11 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #37 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Mount Olive College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
56% of Mount Olive College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||0%|
|Top 25% of class||0%|
|Top 50% of class||56%|
|Bottom 50% of class||44%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||27%||22%|
What are the requirements for admission to Mount Olive College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199069 IPEDS survey data for Mount Olive College.