William Carey University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into William Carey University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 479 out of 842 applicants or 57% were admitted making William Carey University 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. Only 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 564 278 842
Accepted 310 169 479
Acceptance Rate 55% 61% 57%
Enrolled 116 78 194
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 46% 41%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to William Carey 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.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that William Carey University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to William Carey University.

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 760. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. 10 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 1150
SAT Reading 420 570
SAT Math 470 580
ACT Composite 20 27
ACT English 21 28
ACT Math 18 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >71%
23 to 27 Avg + 57%-71%
20 to 23 Avg - 46%-57%
17 to 20 Reach 35%-46%
Less than 17 Low <35%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1150 and Above Good >69%
1020 to 1150 Avg + 57%-69%
890 to 1020 Avg - 44%-57%
760 to 890 Reach 31%-44%
Less than 760 Low <31%

Estimated GPA Requirements

William Carey University has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to William Carey University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
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=176479 IPEDS survey data for William Carey University.

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