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Can I get into SCSU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,241 out of 8,113 applicants or 65% were admitted making SCSU a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Southern Connecticut State University typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||27%||26%||27%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Southern Connecticut State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 825. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1015 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 97 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.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1110 and Above||Good||>76%|
|1015 to 1110||Avg +||65%-76%|
|920 to 1015||Avg -||52%-65%|
|825 to 920||Reach||39%-52%|
|Less than 825||Low||<39%|
You can get into Southern Connecticut State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southern Connecticut State University was 2.88 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as SCSU accepts 65% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||8%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||10%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||21%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||38%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||17%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||2%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Southern Connecticut State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130493 IPEDS survey data for Southern Connecticut State University.