Elizabethtown College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Elizabethtown College
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Elizabethtown College and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #67 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,522 out of 2,010 applicants were admitted making Elizabethtown College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 45 percent. Elizabethtown College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Elizabethtown College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT75%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1070|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||650|
|SAT Composite 75th||1290|
|Average SAT Score||1180|
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 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 75 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|
|1290 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1180 to 1290||Avg +||76%-84%|
|1070 to 1180||Avg -||65%-76%|
|960 to 1070||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 960||Low||<52%|
Elizabethtown College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT18%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #28 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 18 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Elizabethtown College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>85%|
|24 to 28||Avg +||76%-85%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||67%-76%|
|18 to 21||Reach||56%-67%|
|Less than 18||Low||<56%|
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 grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Elizabethtown College accepts 76% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||26%||25%|
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
75% of students submit their SAT scores to Elizabethtown College. 18% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
76% of those who apply are granted admission to Elizabethtown College. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1070 and 1290. 75% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.