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Olympia, Washington

Evergreen Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into The Evergreen State College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
96.3%
Admission Difficulty for The Evergreen State College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Evergreen and can I get accepted? The school has a 96% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Washington for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,706 out of 1,772 applicants were admitted making The Evergreen State College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. The Evergreen State College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 31% 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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Evergreen SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1040-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
70%
SAT Scores for The Evergreen State College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for The Evergreen State College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1260
Average SAT Score 1150

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The Evergreen State College?

The Evergreen State College typically requires applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #15 in Washington for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 70 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The Evergreen State College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >98%
1150 to 1260 Avg + 96%-98%
1040 to 1150 Avg - 93%-96%
930 to 1040 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 930 Low <89%
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Evergreen ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
30%
ACT Scores for The Evergreen State College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for The Evergreen State College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 24
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 Evergreen?

Admission data indicates that Evergreen regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #10 in Washington for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The Evergreen State College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The Evergreen State College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >98%
23 to 27 Avg + 96%-98%
19 to 23 Avg - 93%-96%
15 to 19 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 15 Low <89%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.0
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into The Evergreen State College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The Evergreen State College was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #17 in Washington for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.0 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Evergreen accepts 96% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted The Evergreen State College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 6% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 15% Good
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 36% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 13% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

54% of The Evergreen State College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted The Evergreen State College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 10%
Top 25% of class 23%
Top 50% of class 54%
Bottom 50% of class 46%
Bottom 25% of class 15%

Admission Statistics

The Evergreen State College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,148 624 1,772
Accepted 1,124 582 1,706
Acceptance Rate 98% 93% 96%
Enrolled 332 189 521
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 32% 31%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The Evergreen State College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The Evergreen State 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=235167 IPEDS survey data for The Evergreen State College.