Mount Olive College Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Mount Olive College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Mount Olive College? The school has a 48% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,264 out of 2,652 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 easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 55 percent. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Mount Olive College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Mount Olive College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1220
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 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. 53 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

Mount Olive College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >61%
1160 to 1220 Avg + 48%-61%
1100 to 1160 Avg - 35%-48%
1040 to 1100 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 1040 Low <24%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Mount Olive College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Mount Olive College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 22
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. 56 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mount Olive College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mount Olive College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >64%
19 to 22 Avg + 48%-64%
17 to 19 Avg - 38%-48%
15 to 17 Reach 28%-38%
Less than 15 Low <28%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Mount Olive College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Mount Olive College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,630 1,022 2,652
Accepted 759 505 1,264
Acceptance Rate 47% 49% 48%
Enrolled 160 133 293
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 26% 23%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mount Olive College and what considerations affect 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 Neither required nor 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.