Erskine College

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Erskine 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 Due West, SC, a predominately rural area. The smaller size of enrollment, which is approximately around 1,000 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Many of the students admitted to this school had an SAT score within the range of 930 - 1120, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 17 - 22. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Erskine College average GPA ranges from 2.80 to 3.14 for accepted students. 70% of all students that apply are admitted to Erskine College, from which 57% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Erskine College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Erskine College was reported as 69.6% in Fall 2020 with over 1,070 applications submitted to Erskine College. 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

  • ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Erskine College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Erskine College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Erskine College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 75.9%
  • 2017-2018: 54.5%
  • 2018-2019: 58.2%
  • 2019-2020: 69.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 59.8%

How Does Erskine College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Erskine College is twenty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Emmanuel College46.2%
Paine College64.9%
Brevard College58.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Erskine College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 570
Math460 - 550
Total Score930 - 1120
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 21
Math16 - 22
Composite Score17 - 22
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