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Mount Olive, North Carolina

Mount Olive College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Mount Olive College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
53%
Admission Difficulty for Mount Olive College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Mount Olive College and can I get accepted? The school has a 53% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,173 out of 2,215 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 72 percent. Mount Olive 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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Mount Olive College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1120
Applicants Submitting SAT
39%
SAT Scores for Mount Olive College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Mount Olive College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1020

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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 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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #31 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 39 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Mount Olive College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >66%
1020 to 1120 Avg + 53%-66%
920 to 1020 Avg - 40%-53%
820 to 920 Reach 28%-40%
Less than 820 Low <28%
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Mount Olive College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-21 
Applicants Submitting ACT
43%
ACT Scores for Mount Olive College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
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 22
ACT Composite 75th 21
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 15 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 21 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mount Olive College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
21 and Above Good >66%
19 to 21 Avg + 53%-66%
17 to 19 Avg - 40%-53%
15 to 17 Reach 28%-40%
Less than 15 Low <28%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Mount Olive College accepts 53% of students who apply.

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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%

Admission Statistics

Mount Olive College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,286 929 2,215
Accepted 649 524 1,173
Acceptance Rate 50% 56% 53%
Enrolled 175 161 336
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 31% 29%

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

53% 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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1120. 39% 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 17 and 21. 43% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.