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Austin Peay State University Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Austin Peay State University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,153 out of 3,595 applicants or 88% were admitted making Austin Peay State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. Austin Peay State University typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 49% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 2,132 1,463 3,595
Accepted 1,888 1,265 3,153
Acceptance Rate 89% 86% 88%
Enrolled 882 672 1,554
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 47% 53% 49%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Austin Peay 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.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Austin Peay State University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 19 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 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 87 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Austin Peay State University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 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 985. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1175 out of 1600. 1 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 1080 1270
SAT Reading 540 670
SAT Math 540 600
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 17 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >93%
21 to 24 Avg + 88%-93%
19 to 21 Avg - 83%-88%
17 to 19 Reach 76%-83%
Less than 17 Low <76%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >93%
1175 to 1270 Avg + 88%-93%
1080 to 1175 Avg - 81%-88%
985 to 1080 Reach 72%-81%
Less than 985 Low <72%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need about average high school grades to get into Austin Peay State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Austin Peay State University was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Austin Peay State University accepts 88% of all applicants.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 18% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 21% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 8% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Reach

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 75 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 5, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Austin Peay State 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 Neither required nor 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 Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219602 IPEDS survey data for Austin Peay State University.



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