|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
Can I get into Defiance College? The school has a 56% acceptance rate. Last year, 710 out of 1,257 applicants were admitted making Defiance 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 77 percent. Defiance College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||410|
|SAT Math 25th||380|
|SAT Composite 25th||790|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||530|
|SAT Math 75th||510|
|SAT Composite 75th||1040|
|Estimated Average SAT||920|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Defiance College?
Defiance College typically requires applicants to be in the top 92 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 790 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 660. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 920 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|
|1040 and Above||Good||>68%|
|915 to 1040||Avg +||56%-68%|
|790 to 915||Avg -||43%-56%|
|665 to 790||Reach||31%-43%|
|Less than 665||Low||<31%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Estimated Average ACT||20|
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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Defiance College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>68%|
|20 to 22||Avg +||56%-68%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||43%-56%|
|16 to 18||Reach||31%-43%|
|Less than 16||Low||<31%|
You will 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 3.03 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 Defiance College accepts 56% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||13%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||22%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||18%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||6%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
57% of Defiance College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||12%|
|Top 25% of class||57%|
|Top 50% of class||57%|
|Bottom 50% of class||43%|
|Bottom 25% of class||17%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||26%||21%|
Applicants have 56 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Defiance College before the Aug 15 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jul 13||Jul 23|
What are the requirements for admission to Defiance College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||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=202514 IPEDS survey data for Defiance College.