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Poultney, Vermont

Green Mountain College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Green Mountain College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
71.6%
Admission Difficulty for Green Mountain College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Green Mountain College and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Vermont for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 680 out of 950 applicants were admitted making Green Mountain College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Green Mountain College typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Green Mountain College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
68%
SAT Scores for Green Mountain College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Green Mountain College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1090

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

Green Mountain College typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Vermont for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 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

Green Mountain College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >81%
1085 to 1180 Avg + 72%-81%
990 to 1085 Avg - 60%-72%
895 to 990 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 895 Low <47%
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Green Mountain College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
20%
ACT Scores for Green Mountain College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Green Mountain College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Green Mountain College?

Admission data indicates that Green Mountain College 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 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Vermont for highest average ACT composite score. 20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Green Mountain College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Green Mountain College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >81%
21 to 25 Avg + 72%-81%
17 to 21 Avg - 60%-72%
13 to 17 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 13 Low <47%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.7
Typical High School Grades
C+

You can get into Green Mountain College with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Green Mountain College was 2.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in Vermont for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Green Mountain College accepts 72% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Green Mountain College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 571 379 950
Accepted 381 299 680
Acceptance Rate 67% 79% 72%
Enrolled 66 49 115
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 16% 17%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Green Mountain College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230898 IPEDS survey data for Green Mountain College.

Frequently Asked Questions

68% of students submit their SAT scores to Green Mountain College. 20% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

72% of those who apply are granted admission to Green Mountain College. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1180. 68% 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 25. 20% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.