Spartanburg, South Carolina

SMC Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Spartanburg Methodist College

Acceptance Rate

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

How hard is it to get into SMC and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,068 out of 1,748 applicants were admitted making SMC a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Only 46% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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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 460
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 910
SAT Scores for Spartanburg Methodist College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1020

SAT Scores you need to get in

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 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #29 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 40 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Spartanburg Methodist College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >73%
1015 to 1120 Avg + 61%-73%
910 to 1015 Avg - 48%-61%
805 to 910 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 805 Low <35%
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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 #29 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 71 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 >73%
17 to 19 Avg + 61%-73%
15 to 17 Avg - 48%-61%
13 to 15 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 13 Low <35%
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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 908 840 1,748
Accepted 567 501 1,068
Acceptance Rate 62% 60% 61%
Enrolled 245 247 492
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 43% 49% 46%

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 https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218821 IPEDS survey data for Spartanburg Methodist College.