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Hartsville, South Carolina

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Chances of getting into Coker College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
63.3%
Admission Difficulty for Coker College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Coker and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #0 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 843 out of 1,332 applicants were admitted making Coker 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 70 percent. Coker College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Coker College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coker SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
900-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
56%
SAT Scores for Coker College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Coker College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1070

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Coker College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 730. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #0 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 56 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Coker College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >74%
1065 to 1230 Avg + 63%-74%
900 to 1065 Avg - 50%-63%
735 to 900 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 735 Low <37%
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Coker ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
60%
ACT Scores for Coker College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Coker College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Coker regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #0 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 60 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Coker College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Coker College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >74%
23 to 28 Avg + 63%-74%
18 to 23 Avg - 50%-63%
13 to 18 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 13 Low <37%
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Coker GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.97
Typical High School Grades
B-

What GPA do you need to get into Coker College?

You can get into Coker with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Coker College was 2.97 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 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 Coker accepts 63% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Coker College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 6% Good
3.50 to 3.75 9% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Good
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 32% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 17% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

66% of Coker College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Coker College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 7%
Top 25% of class 21%
Top 50% of class 66%
Bottom 50% of class 34%
Bottom 25% of class 6%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Coker College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 831 501 1,332
Accepted 520 323 843
Acceptance Rate 63% 64% 63%
Enrolled 147 119 266
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% 37% 32%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Coker College is $0.

Admission Requirements

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

Coker College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Coker 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=217907 IPEDS survey data for Coker College.

FAQs

Does Coker College prefer SAT or ACT?

56% of students submit their SAT scores to Coker. 60% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Coker College?

63% of those who apply are granted admission to Coker. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Coker College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1230. 56% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Coker College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 28. 60% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.