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Benedict College Admission Requirements

Columbia, South Carolina

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Chances of getting into Benedict College

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Benedict College? Benedict College 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 Benedict College directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

Benedict College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
820-1030
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Benedict College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 420
SAT Math 25th 400
SAT Composite 25th 820
SAT Scores for Benedict College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 520
SAT Math 75th 510
SAT Composite 75th 1030
Average SAT Score 930

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Benedict College typically requires applicants to be in the top 88 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 820 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 710. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 930 out of 1600. The school ranks #28 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

SAT scores are not required for admission consideration at Benedict College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Benedict College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1030 and Above Good >85%
925 to 1030 Avg + 77%-85%
820 to 925 Avg - 66%-77%
715 to 820 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 715 Low <54%
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Benedict College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-19 
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Benedict College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 12
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Benedict College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 19
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 19
Average ACT Score 17

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Benedict College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 17 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #25 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Benedict College.

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Benedict College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Benedict College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
19 and Above Good >85%
17 to 19 Avg + 77%-85%
15 to 17 Avg - 66%-77%
13 to 15 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 13 Low <54%
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Benedict College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.5
Typical High School Grades
C+

What GPA do you need to get into Benedict College?

You can get into Benedict College with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Benedict College was 2.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #30 in South Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Benedict College accepts 77% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Benedict College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 2% Good
3.50 to 3.75 6% Good
3.25 to 3.50 7% Good
3.00 to 3.25 14% Good
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 26% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 21% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

65% of Benedict College freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Benedict College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 4%
Top 25% of class 6%
Top 50% of class 35%
Bottom 50% of class 65%
Bottom 25% of class 32%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Benedict College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Benedict College 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 Benedict College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217721 IPEDS survey data for Benedict College.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Benedict College?

Benedict College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.