Livingstone College

Your Opinion: Is this School Hard to Get Into?
0 2
Quick Degree Finder is an advertising-supported site. Featured or trusted partner programs and all school search, finder, or match results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other editorially-independent information published on this site.

Livingstone College is a historically black college found in Salisbury, NC. There are around 1,200 students enrolled per year at Livingstone College.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to this school. A score between 760 - 930 on the SAT exam, or 14 - 16 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Livingstone College average GPA ranges from 2.51 to 2.63 for accepted students. Roughly 50% of all students which applied were accepted at Livingstone College, and from those that were granted acceptance around 11% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Livingstone College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Livingstone College was reported as 50.1% in Fall 2020 with over 6,080 applications submitted to Livingstone 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: 14 - 16
  • Average GPA: 2.51 - 2.63

How Hard Is It to Get into Livingstone College?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to Livingstone College have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Livingstone College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 47.8%
  • 2017-2018: 37.2%
  • 2018-2019: 41.6%
  • 2019-2020: 50.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 41.8%

How Does Livingstone College Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Livingstone College is thirteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Catawba College49.5%
Pfeiffer University63.8%
Davidson College18.1%
University of North Carolina School of the Arts28.9%

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 Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading380 - 460
Math380 - 470
Total Score760 - 930
ACT®Score Range
English12 - 16
Math14 - 15
Composite Score14 - 16
To learn more about the data and calculations that power this site, please visit our data discussion page.