Chances of getting into Randolph Macon College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.1%
Admission Difficulty for Randolph Macon College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Randolph-Macon and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,951 out of 2,907 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 challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 53 percent. Randolph Macon College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Randolph-Macon SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
91%
SAT Scores for Randolph Macon College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1020
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 1130

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

Randolph Macon College typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #15 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. 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

Randolph Macon College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >78%
1130 to 1240 Avg + 67%-78%
1020 to 1130 Avg - 54%-67%
910 to 1020 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 910 Low <41%
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Randolph-Macon ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
25%
ACT Scores for Randolph Macon College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Randolph Macon College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 27
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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 25 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Randolph Macon College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Randolph Macon College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >79%
23 to 27 Avg + 67%-79%
20 to 23 Avg - 56%-67%
17 to 20 Reach 45%-56%
Less than 17 Low <45%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Randolph Macon College. 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 67% 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

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%

Admission Statistics

Randolph Macon College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,517 1,390 2,907
Accepted 1,016 935 1,951
Acceptance Rate 67% 67% 67%
Enrolled 222 198 420
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 21% 22%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

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

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

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Randolph Macon College and what considerations affect 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

67% of those who apply are granted admission to Randolph-Macon. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1240. 91% 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 20 and 27. 25% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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