Presbyterian College

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Presbyterian 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 Clinton, SC, a predominately rural area. Presbyterian College has an enrollment of approximately a thousand students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 1000 (25th percentile) - 1230 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 19 (25th percentile) - 26 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants accepted to Presbyterian College. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Presbyterian College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.38. Presbyterian College accepts around 80 percent of students applying per year. Of those that are admitted, about 21 percent enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Presbyterian College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Presbyterian College was reported as 75.5% in Fall 2020 with over 2,140 college 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

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 26
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Presbyterian College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Presbyterian 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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Presbyterian College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 59.8%
  • 2017-2018: 63.0%
  • 2018-2019: 68.8%
  • 2019-2020: 75.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 64.4%

How Does Presbyterian College Compare?

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National Avg

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Newberry College62.8%
Lander University43.2%
Erskine College69.7%
Converse College89.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended

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


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 620
Math500 - 610
Total Score1000 - 1230
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score19 - 26
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