Greenville, Pennsylvania

Thiel College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Thiel College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Thiel College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Thiel College and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #33 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,348 out of 2,144 applicants were admitted making Thiel College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Thiel College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Thiel College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Thiel College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Thiel College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1070

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Thiel College?

Thiel College typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #93 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 74 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

Thiel College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >74%
1070 to 1180 Avg + 63%-74%
960 to 1070 Avg - 50%-63%
850 to 960 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 850 Low <37%
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Thiel College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Thiel College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Thiel College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Thiel College?

Admission data indicates that Thiel College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #86 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Thiel College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Thiel College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >76%
20 to 24 Avg + 63%-76%
17 to 20 Avg - 52%-63%
14 to 17 Reach 41%-52%
Less than 14 Low <41%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need about average high school grades to get into Thiel College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Thiel College was 3.07 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #70 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Thiel College accepts 63% of students who apply.

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High School Class Rank

60% of Thiel College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Thiel College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 28%
Top 50% of class 60%
Bottom 50% of class 40%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Thiel College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 696 1,448 2,144
Accepted 516 832 1,348
Acceptance Rate 74% 57% 63%
Enrolled 77 112 189
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 13% 14%

Admission Requirements

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

Thiel College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Thiel 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=216357 IPEDS survey data for Thiel College.