The acceptance rate at Defiance College is 55%. It ranks #12 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Defiance College is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 1,659 out of 3,021 applicants were admitted.
The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent (SAT 890/1050 ACT 17/21). Defiance College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.12. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Defiance College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jul 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Defiance College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 43% of students submitted SAT scores and 98% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||440|
|SAT Math 25th||450|
|SAT Composite 25th||890|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||520|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1050|
|Average SAT Score||970
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Defiance College?
Defiance College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 810. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 970 out of 1600. Defiance College ranks #41 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 43 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|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||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||19
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Defiance College?
Admission data indicates that Defiance 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 #47 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 98 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Defiance College.
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What GPA do you need to get into Defiance College?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Defiance College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Defiance College was 3.12 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #67 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Defiance College accepts 55% of students who apply.
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64% of Defiance College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||6%|
|Top 25% of class||27%|
|Top 50% of class||64%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||11%||13%|
Applicants have 208 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Defiance College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Defiance College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|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=202514 IPEDS survey data for Defiance College.
43% of students submit their SAT scores to Defiance College. 98% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
55% of those who apply are granted admission to Defiance 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 890 and 1050. 43% 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. 98% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.