Can I get into Capital University? The school has a 69% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,968 out of 4,287 applicants were admitted making Capital University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. Capital University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Capital University?
Capital University typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. 14 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|
|1250 and Above||Good||>79%|
|1140 to 1250||Avg +||69%-79%|
|1030 to 1140||Avg -||57%-69%|
|920 to 1030||Reach||44%-57%|
|Less than 920||Low||<44%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Capital University?
Admission data indicates that Capital University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Capital University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>79%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||69%-79%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||57%-69%|
|19 to 22||Reach||44%-57%|
|Less than 19||Low||<44%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into Capital University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Capital University was 3.44 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 Capital University accepts 69% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||23%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||15%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||4%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||22%||21%|
Applicants have 217 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on May 1, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Capital University before the May 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 6||Oct 19|
|Nov 3||Nov 16|
|Dec 1||Dec 14|
|Mar 9||Mar 22|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 27||Nov 3|
|Dec 8||Dec 18|
|Feb 9||Feb 20|
|Apr 13||Apr 23|
What are the requirements for admission to Capital University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=201548 IPEDS survey data for Capital University.