Geneva College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Geneva College
How hard is it to get into Geneva College and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #30 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,229 out of 1,941 applicants were admitted making Geneva College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Geneva 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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Geneva College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT78%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1000|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1240|
|Average SAT Score||1120|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Geneva College?
Geneva College typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #36 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 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|
|1240 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1120 to 1240||Avg +||63%-74%|
|1000 to 1120||Avg -||50%-63%|
|880 to 1000||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 880||Low||<37%|
Geneva College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT28%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||23|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Geneva College?
Admission data indicates that Geneva College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 #40 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 28 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Geneva College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>76%|
|23 to 27||Avg +||63%-76%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||52%-63%|
|17 to 20||Reach||41%-52%|
|Less than 17||Low||<41%|
Avg. High School GPA3.36*
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Geneva College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Geneva College was 3.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #49 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Geneva College accepts 63% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||30%||22%||25%|
What are the requirements for admission to Geneva College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|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=212656 IPEDS survey data for Geneva College.
Frequently Asked Questions
78% of students submit their SAT scores to Geneva College. 28% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
63% of those who apply are granted admission to Geneva College. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1240. 78% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.