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Can I get into Central College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,974 out of 3,071 applicants or 64% were admitted making Central College a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Central College typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||18%||16%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Central 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.
Admission data indicates that Central College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Central College.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 1095 out of 1600. 3 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|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>75%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||64%-75%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||51%-64%|
|17 to 20||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 17||Low||<38%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1230 and Above||Good||>75%|
|1095 to 1230||Avg +||64%-75%|
|960 to 1095||Avg -||51%-64%|
|825 to 960||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 825||Low||<38%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Central College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Central College was 3.61 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 Central College accepts 64% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||5%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 85 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 15, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Central College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|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=153108 IPEDS survey data for Central College.