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Macon State Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Macon State? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,207 out of 2,571 applicants or 47% were admitted making Macon State a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Macon State College typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Of those applicants which were admitted, 67% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Macon State College is a prized outcome for many students.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,589 982 2,571
Accepted 724 483 1,207
Acceptance Rate 46% 49% 47%
Enrolled 465 348 813
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 64% 72% 67%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Macon State College 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.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Macon State regularly accepts students with ACTs of 16 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Macon State College.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 785. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 995 out of 1600. 0 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 Composite 890 1100
SAT Reading 450 570
SAT Math 440 530
ACT Composite 16 20
ACT English 15 21
ACT Math 16 19

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
20 and Above Good >60%
18 to 20 Avg + 47%-60%
16 to 18 Avg - 34%-47%
14 to 16 Reach 23%-34%
Less than 14 Low <23%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >60%
995 to 1100 Avg + 47%-60%
890 to 995 Avg - 34%-47%
785 to 890 Reach 23%-34%
Less than 785 Low <23%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You can get into Macon State College with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Macon State College was 2.99 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Macon State will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 5% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 11% Good
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 14% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Reach

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 55 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 16, 2017.

Admission Requirements

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

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Do not know
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Do not know
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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=140322 IPEDS survey data for Macon State College.



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