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Can I get into Columbia College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 459 out of 515 applicants or 89% were admitted making Columbia College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores. Columbia College typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 0% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||?||?||0%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Columbia 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 Columbia College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 18 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 65 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Columbia College.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 76 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|
|24 and Above||Good||>100%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||100%-100%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||100%-100%|
|15 to 18||Reach||100%-100%|
|Less than 15||Low||<100%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1140 and Above||Good||>100%|
|1030 to 1140||Avg +||100%-100%|
|920 to 1030||Avg -||100%-100%|
|810 to 920||Reach||100%-100%|
|Less than 810||Low||<100%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Columbia College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Columbia College was 3.71 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.71 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Columbia College accepts 89% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||15%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||12%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||7%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||7%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 71 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Columbia College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|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=217934 IPEDS survey data for Columbia College.