Chowan University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Chowan University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,982 out of 4,829 applicants or 62% were admitted making Chowan University 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. Chowan University typically accepts and attracts C+ average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 2,638 2,191 4,829
Accepted 1,638 1,344 2,982
Acceptance Rate 62% 61% 62%
Enrolled 282 270 552
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 20% 19%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Chowan 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 Chowan University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 14 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 17 and above have very competitive chances. 43 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Chowan University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 780 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 700. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 860 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 74 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 780 940
SAT Reading 390 470
SAT Math 390 470
ACT Composite 14 17
ACT English 11 16
ACT Math 15 18

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
17 and Above Good >77%
15 to 17 Avg + 62%-77%
14 to 15 Avg - 53%-62%
13 to 14 Reach 45%-53%
Less than 13 Low <45%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
940 and Above Good >74%
860 to 940 Avg + 62%-74%
780 to 860 Avg - 49%-62%
700 to 780 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 700 Low <36%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You can get into Chowan University with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Chowan University was 2.64 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Chowan University accepts 62% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 4% Good
3.50 to 3.75 5% Good
3.25 to 3.50 6% Good
3.00 to 3.25 12% Good
2.75 to 3.00 27% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 36% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 10% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

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

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations 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=198303 IPEDS survey data for Chowan University.

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