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Paul Quinn College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

54.3%
Admission Difficulty for Paul Quinn College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Paul Quinn College? The school has a 54% acceptance rate. Last year, 378 out of 696 applicants were admitted making Paul Quinn College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 88 percent. Paul Quinn College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 40% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
820-1030
Applicants Submitting SAT
38%
SAT Scores for Paul Quinn College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 410
SAT Math 25th 410
SAT Composite 25th 820
SAT Scores for Paul Quinn College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 520
SAT Math 75th 510
SAT Composite 75th 1030
Estimated Average SAT 930
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Paul Quinn College typically requires applicants to be in the top 88 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 820 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 710. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 930 out of 1600. 38 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

Paul Quinn College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1030 and Above Good >67%
925 to 1030 Avg + 54%-67%
820 to 925 Avg - 41%-54%
715 to 820 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 715 Low <29%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
14-17 
Applicants Submitting ACT
62%
ACT Scores for Paul Quinn College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 11
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 14
ACT Scores for Paul Quinn College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 16
ACT Math 75th 17
ACT Composite 75th 17
Estimated Average ACT 15
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Paul Quinn College?

Admission data indicates that Paul Quinn College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 14 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 87 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 17 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 62 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Paul Quinn College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Paul Quinn College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
17 and Above Good >70%
15 to 17 Avg + 54%-70%
14 to 15 Avg - 45%-54%
13 to 14 Reach 37%-45%
Less than 13 Low <37%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
2.79
Typical High School Grades
B-

You can get into Paul Quinn College with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Paul Quinn College was 2.79 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Paul Quinn College accepts 54% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Paul Quinn College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 7% Good
3.50 to 3.75 7% Good
3.25 to 3.50 7% Good
3.00 to 3.25 14% Good
2.75 to 3.00 41% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 13% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 11% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Paul Quinn College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 389 307 696
Accepted 222 156 378
Acceptance Rate 57% 51% 54%
Enrolled 84 66 150
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 42% 40%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Paul Quinn 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=227429 IPEDS survey data for Paul Quinn College.