South Carolina State University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into South Carolina State University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,320 out of 2,445 applicants or 95% were admitted making South Carolina State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. South Carolina State University typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,438 1,007 2,445
Accepted 1,376 944 2,320
Acceptance Rate 96% 94% 95%
Enrolled 241 253 494
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 27% 21%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to South Carolina State 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.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 770 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 695. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 845 out of 1600. 59 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 770 920
SAT Reading 390 460
SAT Math 380 460
ACT Composite 14 17
ACT English N/A N/A
ACT Math N/A N/A

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
920 and Above Good >97%
845 to 920 Avg + 95%-97%
770 to 845 Avg - 92%-95%
695 to 770 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 695 Low <87%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You can get into South Carolina State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at South Carolina State University was 2.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 2.9 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as South Carolina State University accepts 95% of all applicants.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 7% Good
3.50 to 3.75 8% Good
3.25 to 3.50 11% Good
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 32% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 21% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 7% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 71 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 31, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to South Carolina State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Required

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 Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218733 IPEDS survey data for South Carolina State University.

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