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Portsmouth, Ohio

Shawnee State University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Shawnee State University

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Shawnee State University? Shawnee State University is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Shawnee State University directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

Shawnee State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1100-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
5%
SAT Scores for Shawnee State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Shawnee State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1310
Average SAT Score 1210

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Shawnee State University?

Shawnee State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 5 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 scores are not required for admission consideration at Shawnee State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Shawnee State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >79%
1205 to 1310 Avg + 69%-79%
1100 to 1205 Avg - 57%-69%
995 to 1100 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 995 Low <44%
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Shawnee State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
95%
ACT Scores for Shawnee State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Shawnee State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Shawnee State University?

Admission data indicates that Shawnee State University 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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #45 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Shawnee State University.

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Shawnee State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Shawnee State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >79%
21 to 24 Avg + 69%-79%
18 to 21 Avg - 57%-69%
15 to 18 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 15 Low <44%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Shawnee State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

High School Class Rank

64% of Shawnee State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Shawnee State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 43%
Top 50% of class 64%
Bottom 50% of class 36%
Bottom 25% of class 13%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Shawnee State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Shawnee State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Shawnee State University
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=205443 IPEDS survey data for Shawnee State University.