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Defiance College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

56.5%
Admission Difficulty for Defiance College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

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.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
790-1040
Applicants Submitting SAT
14%
SAT Scores for Defiance College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 410
SAT Math 25th 380
SAT Composite 25th 790
SAT Scores for Defiance College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 530
SAT Math 75th 510
SAT Composite 75th 1040
SAT Scores you need to get in

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 665. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 915 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Defiance College admission chances by SAT score
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 Requirements

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
90%
ACT Scores for Defiance College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Defiance College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
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 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Defiance College admission chances by ACT score
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%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.03
Typical High School Grades
B

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Defiance College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 16% Good
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

Admission Statistics

Defiance College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 526 731 1,257
Accepted 322 388 710
Acceptance Rate 61% 53% 56%
Enrolled 52 99 151
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 26% 21%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
176

Applicants have 176 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.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 9 Mar 22
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Apr 13 Apr 23
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Defiance College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Defiance College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Defiance 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=202514 IPEDS survey data for Defiance College.