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Private 4 Year

Northland College Admission Requirements

Ashland, Wisconsin

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Chances of getting into Northland College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
64%
Admission Difficulty for Northland College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Moderate 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Northland College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Northland College is 64%.  It ranks #6 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Northland College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,097 out of 1,706 applicants were admitted.

The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent (SAT 1018/1183 ACT 20/26). Northland College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.3. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Northland College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Northland College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .

Northland College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1018-1183
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for Northland College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 508
SAT Composite 25th 1018
SAT Scores for Northland College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 583
SAT Composite 75th 1183
Average SAT Score 1100

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Northland College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1018 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. Northland College ranks #9 in Wisconsin for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Northland College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1183 and Above Good >77%
1100 to 1183 Avg + 64%-77%
1018 to 1100 Avg - 48%-64%
936 to 1018 Reach 33%-48%
Less than 936 Low <33%
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Northland College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for Northland College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Northland College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
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 Northland College?

Admission data indicates that Northland College 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 #12 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Northland College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Northland College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
26 and Above Good >77%
23 to 26 Avg + 64%-77%
20 to 23 Avg - 48%-64%
17 to 20 Reach 33%-48%
Less than 17 Low <33%
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Northland College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.3
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Northland College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Northland College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Northland College was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Northland College accepts 64% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

High School Class Rank

75% of Northland College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Northland College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 16%
Top 25% of class 41%
Top 50% of class 75%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Northland College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,121 585 1,706
Accepted 715 382 1,097
Acceptance Rate 64% 65% 64%
Enrolled 81 68 149
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 18% 14%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
247

Applicants have 247 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Northland College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Northland College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Considered but not required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Northland 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=239512 IPEDS survey data for Northland College.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Northland College?

64% of those who apply are granted admission to Northland College. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Northland College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1018 and 1183. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Northland College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.