Claflin University Admission RequirementsOrangeburg, South Carolina
Chances of getting into Claflin University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Claflin University and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,458 out of 9,678 applicants were admitted making Claflin University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 78 percent. Claflin University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 10% 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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Claflin University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT48%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||420|
|SAT Math 25th||410|
|SAT Composite 25th||830|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||540|
|SAT Math 75th||520|
|SAT Composite 75th||1060|
|Average SAT Score||950|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Claflin University?
Claflin University typically requires applicants to be in the top 87 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 830 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 950 out of 1600. The school ranks #27 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 48 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|
|1060 and Above||Good||>68%|
|945 to 1060||Avg +||56%-68%|
|830 to 945||Avg -||43%-56%|
|715 to 830||Reach||31%-43%|
|Less than 715||Low||<31%|
Claflin University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT52%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||14|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||19|
|ACT Math 75th||18|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||19|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Claflin University?
Admission data indicates that Claflin University 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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 52 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Claflin University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>68%|
|19 to 21||Avg +||56%-68%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||43%-56%|
|15 to 17||Reach||31%-43%|
|Less than 15||Low||<31%|
Avg. High School GPA3.28
Typical High School GradesB
You will need above average high school grades to get into Claflin University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Claflin University was 3.28 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in South Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Claflin University accepts 56% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||6%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||10%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||38%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||25%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
62% of Claflin University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||12%|
|Top 25% of class||32%|
|Top 50% of class||62%|
|Bottom 50% of class||38%|
|Bottom 25% of class||8%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||9%||10%|
What are the requirements for admission to Claflin University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217873 IPEDS survey data for Claflin University.
Frequently Asked Questions
48% of students submit their SAT scores to Claflin University. 52% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
56% of those who apply are granted admission to Claflin University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 830 and 1060. 48% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.