Rhodes College Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Rhodes College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,187 out of 4,666 applicants or 47% were admitted making Rhodes College a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Rhodes College typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 2,715 1,951 4,666
Accepted 1,324 863 2,187
Acceptance Rate 49% 44% 47%
Enrolled 303 259 562
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 30% 26%

Scores you need to get in

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

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Rhodes College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 27 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 77 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Rhodes College.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1250 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 1160. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1340 out of 1600. 43 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 1250 1430
SAT Reading 650 720
SAT Math 600 710
ACT Composite 27 32
ACT English 28 34
ACT Math 26 31

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
32 and Above Good >63%
29 to 32 Avg + 47%-63%
27 to 29 Avg - 37%-47%
25 to 27 Reach 28%-37%
Less than 25 Low <28%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1430 and Above Good >60%
1340 to 1430 Avg + 47%-60%
1250 to 1340 Avg - 34%-47%
1160 to 1250 Reach 23%-34%
Less than 1160 Low <23%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Rhodes College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Rhodes College was 3.78 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Rhodes College 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+ 58% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 11% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 8% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Rhodes College 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 Required
Demonstration of Competencies 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 No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221351 IPEDS survey data for Rhodes College.

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