Elizabethtown College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Elizabethtown College
How hard is it to get into Elizabethtown College and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate ranking it #62 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,245 out of 3,033 applicants were admitted making Elizabethtown College 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 36 percent. Elizabethtown College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Elizabethtown College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT72%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1140|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||660|
|SAT Composite 75th||1340|
|Average SAT Score||1240|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Elizabethtown College?
Elizabethtown College typically requires applicants to be in the top 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 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 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. The school ranks #21 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 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|
|1340 and Above||Good||>83%|
|1240 to 1340||Avg +||74%-83%|
|1140 to 1240||Avg -||63%-74%|
|1040 to 1140||Reach||50%-63%|
|Less than 1040||Low||<50%|
Elizabethtown College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT22%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Elizabethtown College?
Admission data indicates that Elizabethtown College 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 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Elizabethtown College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>84%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||74%-84%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||65%-74%|
|20 to 22||Reach||55%-65%|
|Less than 20||Low||<55%|
Avg. High School GPA3.5*
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Elizabethtown College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Elizabethtown College was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #29 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Elizabethtown College accepts 74% of students who apply.
61% of Elizabethtown 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||33%|
|Top 25% of class||61%|
|Top 50% of class||89%|
|Bottom 50% of class||11%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||19%||18%|
Applications are DueMar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply98
Applicants have 98 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Elizabethtown College before the Mar 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
What are the requirements for admission to Elizabethtown College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212197 IPEDS survey data for Elizabethtown College.