Chances of getting into Coker College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
62.5%
Admission Difficulty for Coker College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Coker and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 967 out of 1,546 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 very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. Coker College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 30% 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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Coker SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
56%
SAT Scores for Coker College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Coker College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1060

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

Coker College typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 56 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Coker College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >74%
1055 to 1160 Avg + 63%-74%
950 to 1055 Avg - 50%-63%
845 to 950 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 845 Low <37%
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Coker ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
60%
ACT Scores for Coker College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Coker College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

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 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 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #20 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 60 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Coker College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Coker College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >76%
19 to 22 Avg + 63%-76%
17 to 19 Avg - 53%-63%
15 to 17 Reach 42%-53%
Less than 15 Low <42%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You can get into Coker College 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 #26 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

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%

Admission Statistics

Coker College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 861 685 1,546
Accepted 518 449 967
Acceptance Rate 60% 66% 63%
Enrolled 145 149 294
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% 33% 30%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
24

Applicants have 24 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Coker before the Aug 1 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

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

Coker College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Required

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1160. 56% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 60% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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