Emory and Henry College Admission RequirementsEmory, Virginia
Chances of getting into Emory and Henry College
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
Applicants Submitting SAT72%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|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. 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|
|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%|
Emory and Henry College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT40%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.5
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||24%||23%|
What are the requirements for admission to Emory and Henry College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
72% of students submit their SAT scores to Emory and Henry College. 40% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.