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Randolph Admission Requirements

Lynchburg, Virginia

Chances of getting into Randolph College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
86.7%
Admission Difficulty for Randolph College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Randolph and can I get accepted? The school has a 87% acceptance rate ranking it #38 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,366 out of 1,576 applicants were admitted making Randolph College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. Randolph College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 12% 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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Randolph SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
87%
SAT Scores for Randolph College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Randolph College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Randolph College typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #24 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 87 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Randolph College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >92%
1075 to 1190 Avg + 87%-92%
960 to 1075 Avg - 80%-87%
845 to 960 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 845 Low <70%
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Randolph ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
27%
ACT Scores for Randolph College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Randolph College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 24
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 Randolph?

Admission data indicates that Randolph 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 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #27 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 27 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Randolph College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Randolph College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >92%
21 to 25 Avg + 87%-92%
18 to 21 Avg - 81%-87%
15 to 18 Reach 73%-81%
Less than 15 Low <73%
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Randolph GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.61
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Randolph College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Randolph. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Randolph College was 3.61 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.61 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Randolph accepts 87% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Randolph College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 38% Good
3.50 to 3.75 23% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 15% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 8% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% 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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High School Class Rank

54% of Randolph College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Randolph College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 17%
Top 25% of class 54%
Top 50% of class 91%
Bottom 50% of class 9%
Bottom 25% of class 1%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Randolph College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,026 550 1,576
Accepted 908 458 1,366
Acceptance Rate 88% 83% 87%
Enrolled 101 65 166
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 14% 12%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Randolph 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=233301 IPEDS survey data for Randolph College.

FAQs

Does Randolph College prefer SAT or ACT?

87% of students submit their SAT scores to Randolph. 27% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Randolph College?

87% of those who apply are granted admission to Randolph. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Randolph College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1190. 87% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Randolph College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 27% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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