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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||420|
|SAT Math 25th||400|
|SAT Composite 25th||820|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||520|
|SAT Math 75th||510|
|SAT Composite 75th||1030|
|Average SAT Score||930|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||12|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||15|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||19|
|ACT Math 75th||18|
|ACT Composite 75th||19|
|Average ACT Score||17|
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
|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%|
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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
65% of Benedict College freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
What are the requirements for admission to Benedict College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Not applicable|
|High School GPA||Not applicable|
|High School Class Rank||Not applicable|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Not applicable|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Not applicable|
|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.
Benedict College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.