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Mount Olive College Admission Requirements

Mount Olive, North Carolina

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Chances of getting into Mount Olive College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
58.5%
Admission Difficulty for Mount Olive College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Mount Olive College and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,262 out of 2,158 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 76 percent. Mount Olive College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Mount Olive College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mount Olive College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
900-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT
39%
SAT Scores for Mount Olive College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Mount Olive College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1000

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #36 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Mount Olive College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >70%
1000 to 1100 Avg + 58%-70%
900 to 1000 Avg - 45%-58%
800 to 900 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 800 Low <32%
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Mount Olive College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
43%
ACT Scores for Mount Olive College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Mount Olive College
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 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 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. 43 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mount Olive College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mount Olive College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >70%
19 to 22 Avg + 58%-70%
16 to 19 Avg - 45%-58%
13 to 16 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 13 Low <32%
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Mount Olive College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.11*
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Mount Olive College?

Applicants 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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Mount Olive College accepts 58% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.11 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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High School Class Rank

56% of Mount Olive College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Mount Olive College students
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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Mount Olive College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,301 857 2,158
Accepted 747 515 1,262
Acceptance Rate 57% 60% 58%
Enrolled 157 147 304
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 29% 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
321

Applicants have 321 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Mount Olive College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mount Olive College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Mount Olive 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=199069 IPEDS survey data for Mount Olive College.

FAQs

Does Mount Olive College prefer SAT or ACT?

39% of students submit their SAT scores to Mount Olive College. 43% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Mount Olive College?

58% of those who apply are granted admission to Mount Olive College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Mount Olive College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1100. 39% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Mount Olive College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 22. 43% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.