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Emory and Henry College Admission Requirements

Emory, Virginia

Chances of getting into Emory and Henry College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
69.5%
Admission Difficulty for Emory and Henry College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Emory and Henry College and can I get accepted? The school has a 70% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,154 out of 1,660 applicants were admitted making Emory and Henry College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 63 percent. Emory and Henry College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Emory and Henry College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
72%
SAT Scores for Emory and Henry College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Emory and Henry College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1070

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Emory and Henry College?

Emory and Henry College typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #25 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Emory and Henry College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >80%
1070 to 1160 Avg + 70%-80%
980 to 1070 Avg - 58%-70%
890 to 980 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 890 Low <45%
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Emory and Henry College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
40%
ACT Scores for Emory and Henry College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Emory and Henry College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Emory and Henry College?

Admission data indicates that Emory and Henry College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 40 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Emory and Henry College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Emory and Henry College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >80%
21 to 24 Avg + 70%-80%
18 to 21 Avg - 58%-70%
15 to 18 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 15 Low <45%
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Emory and Henry College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Emory and Henry College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Emory and Henry College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Emory and Henry College was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #17 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Emory and Henry College accepts 70% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Emory and Henry College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 40% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 16% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Emory and Henry College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 865 795 1,660
Accepted 628 526 1,154
Acceptance Rate 73% 66% 70%
Enrolled 143 125 268
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 24% 23%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
163

Applicants have 163 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Emory and Henry College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Emory and Henry College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Emory and Henry 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=232025 IPEDS survey data for Emory and Henry College.

FAQs

Does Emory and Henry College prefer SAT or ACT?

72% of students submit their SAT scores to Emory and Henry College. 40% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Emory and Henry College?

70% of those who apply are granted admission to Emory and Henry College. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Emory and Henry College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1160. 72% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Emory and Henry College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 40% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.