Chances of getting into Spartanburg Methodist College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Spartanburg Methodist College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into SMC and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 970 out of 1,674 applicants were admitted making SMC a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Of those applicants who were admitted, 52% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Spartanburg Methodist College is a prized outcome for many students.

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SMC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Spartanburg Methodist College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 430
SAT Math 25th 410
SAT Composite 25th 840
SAT Scores for Spartanburg Methodist College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 520
SAT Composite 75th 1060
Average SAT Score 950

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

Spartanburg Methodist College typically requires applicants to be in the top 86 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 840 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 950 out of 1600. The school ranks #26 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 47 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

Spartanburg Methodist College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1060 and Above Good >70%
950 to 1060 Avg + 58%-70%
840 to 950 Avg - 45%-58%
730 to 840 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 730 Low <32%
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SMC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Spartanburg Methodist College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Spartanburg Methodist College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 19
ACT Math 75th 19
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 SMC?

Admission data indicates that SMC 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 #28 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 69 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Spartanburg Methodist College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Spartanburg Methodist College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
19 and Above Good >70%
17 to 19 Avg + 58%-70%
15 to 17 Avg - 45%-58%
13 to 15 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 13 Low <32%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Spartanburg Methodist College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Spartanburg Methodist College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 951 723 1,674
Accepted 543 427 970
Acceptance Rate 57% 59% 58%
Enrolled 270 233 503
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 50% 55% 52%

Admission Requirements

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

Spartanburg Methodist College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Spartanburg Methodist College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for Spartanburg Methodist College.

Frequently Asked Questions

47% of students submit their SAT scores to SMC. 69% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

58% of those who apply are granted admission to SMC. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 840 and 1060. 47% 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 15 and 19. 69% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.