Randolph-Macon College

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Randolph-Macon College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Ashland, VA, a predominately suburban area. Approximately a thousand students are enrolled at Randolph-Macon College.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 1460 (25th percentile) to 1760 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 21 (25th percentile) to 26 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants that get into Randolph-Macon College. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Randolph-Macon College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.38. This school has an acceptance rate of about 64 percent with 20 percent of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at rmc.edu.

Overall Randolph-Macon College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

63.7%

The overall acceptance rate for Randolph-Macon College was reported as 63.7% in Fall 2013 with over 3,000 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1460 - 1760
  • ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Randolph-Macon College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Randolph-Macon College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2016 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2016-2017 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Randolph-Macon College has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 58.2%
  • 2010-2011: 55.5%
  • 2011-2012: 55.7%
  • 2012-2013: 54.0%
  • 2013-2014: 63.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2016-2017: 58.4%

How Does Randolph-Macon College Compare?

63.7%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Randolph-Macon College is fifteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Richmond31.2%
Virginia Union University58.5%
University of Mary Washington81.0%
Longwood University81.4%
Hampden-Sydney College54.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants2,99647.2%52.8%
Admitted1,90948.2%51.8%
Enrolled38251.3%48.7%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Randolph-Macon College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 590
Math490 - 590
Writing480 - 580
Total Score1460 - 1760
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 25
Math20 - 26
Composite Score21 - 26
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