Claflin University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Claflin University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,239 out of 5,418 applicants or 41% were admitted making Claflin University 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. Claflin University typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 3,938 1,480 5,418
Accepted 1,487 752 2,239
Acceptance Rate 38% 51% 41%
Enrolled 307 142 449
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 19% 20%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Claflin 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 Claflin University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 15 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 17 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. 51 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Claflin University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 810 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 730. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 890 out of 1600. 55 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 810 970
SAT Reading 410 490
SAT Math 400 480
ACT Composite 15 19
ACT English 13 19
ACT Math 15 18

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
19 and Above Good >54%
17 to 19 Avg + 41%-54%
15 to 17 Avg - 29%-41%
13 to 15 Reach 19%-29%
Less than 13 Low <19%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
970 and Above Good >54%
890 to 970 Avg + 41%-54%
810 to 890 Avg - 29%-41%
730 to 810 Reach 19%-29%
Less than 730 Low <19%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need above average high school grades to get into Claflin University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Claflin University was 3.28 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Claflin University 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+ 4% Good
3.50 to 3.75 6% Good
3.25 to 3.50 10% Good
3.00 to 3.25 15% Good
2.75 to 3.00 38% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 25% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Reach

Admission Requirements

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

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
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=217873 IPEDS survey data for Claflin University.

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