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Chances of getting into Randolph Macon College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
70.9%
Admission Difficulty for Randolph Macon College
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Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Randolph-Macon and can I get accepted? The school has a 71% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,744 out of 2,460 applicants were admitted making Randolph-Macon a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. Randolph Macon College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Randolph Macon College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Randolph-Macon SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
91%
SAT Scores for Randolph Macon College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for Randolph Macon College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1240
Average SAT Score 1150

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Randolph Macon College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #16 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Randolph Macon College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >81%
1145 to 1240 Avg + 71%-81%
1050 to 1145 Avg - 59%-71%
955 to 1050 Reach 46%-59%
Less than 955 Low <46%
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Randolph-Macon ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
25%
ACT Scores for Randolph Macon College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Randolph Macon College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Randolph-Macon?

Admission data indicates that Randolph-Macon regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 25 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Randolph Macon College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Randolph Macon College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >81%
23 to 26 Avg + 71%-81%
20 to 23 Avg - 59%-71%
17 to 20 Reach 46%-59%
Less than 17 Low <46%
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Randolph-Macon GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.57
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Randolph Macon College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Randolph-Macon. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Randolph Macon College was 3.57 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Randolph-Macon accepts 71% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Randolph Macon College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 36% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 12% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

83% of Randolph Macon College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Randolph Macon College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 48%
Top 50% of class 83%
Bottom 50% of class 17%
Bottom 25% of class 2%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Randolph Macon College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,286 1,174 2,460
Accepted 951 793 1,744
Acceptance Rate 74% 68% 71%
Enrolled 224 208 432
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 26% 25%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
92

Applicants have 92 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Randolph Macon College is $0.

Admission Requirements

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

Randolph Macon 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 Macon 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=233295 IPEDS survey data for Randolph Macon College.

FAQs

Does Randolph Macon College prefer SAT or ACT?

91% of students submit their SAT scores to Randolph-Macon. 25% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Randolph Macon College?

71% of those who apply are granted admission to Randolph-Macon. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Randolph Macon College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1240. 91% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Randolph Macon College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 25% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.