Rhodes College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Rhodes College
How hard is it to get into Rhodes College and can I get accepted? The school has a 51% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,416 out of 4,733 applicants were admitted making Rhodes College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 14 percent. Rhodes College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Rhodes College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT30%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||670|
|SAT Math 25th||620|
|SAT Composite 25th||1290|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||740|
|SAT Math 75th||720|
|SAT Composite 75th||1460|
|Average SAT Score||1380|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Rhodes College?
Rhodes College typically requires applicants to be in the top 13 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1290 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 1200. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1380 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 30 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|
|1460 and Above||Good||>64%|
|1375 to 1460||Avg +||51%-64%|
|1290 to 1375||Avg -||38%-51%|
|1205 to 1290||Reach||26%-38%|
|Less than 1205||Low||<26%|
Rhodes College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT79%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||27|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||27|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||29|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Rhodes College?
Admission data indicates that Rhodes College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 27 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 15 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 79 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Rhodes College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>66%|
|29 to 32||Avg +||51%-66%|
|27 to 29||Avg -||41%-51%|
|25 to 27||Reach||31%-41%|
|Less than 25||Low||<31%|
Avg. High School GPA3.78
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Rhodes College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Rhodes College was 3.78 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Rhodes College accepts 51% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||8%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||5%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
82% of Rhodes College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||50%|
|Top 25% of class||82%|
|Top 50% of class||95%|
|Bottom 50% of class||5%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||23%||21%|
Applications were DueJan 15, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Rhodes College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221351 IPEDS survey data for Rhodes College.