Presentation College

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Presentation College can be found in Aberdeen, SD, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is about 800 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to this school. A score in the range of 1130 - 1390 on the SAT exam, or 18 - 22 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Presentation College average GPA (2.71 - 2.97) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 66% of all those who apply are accepted to Presentation College, from which 49% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Presentation College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Presentation College was reported as 66.1% in Fall 2013 with over 401 applications submitted to Presentation 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

  • SAT Scores: 1130 - 1390
  • ACT Scores: 18 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 2.97

How Hard Is It to Get into Presentation College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Presentation 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 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 Presentation College has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 76.1%
  • 2010-2011: 42.2%
  • 2011-2012: 75.0%
  • 2012-2013: 73.5%
  • 2013-2014: 66.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 67.4%

How Does Presentation College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Presentation College is nineteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Jamestown College56.9%
Dakota Wesleyan University70.2%
Martin Luther College96.2%
Bethany Lutheran College74.6%
Minneapolis College of Art and Design59.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records 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)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Presentation College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading380 - 470
Math410 - 470
Writing340 - 450
Total Score1130 - 1390
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 21
Math17 - 22
Composite Score18 - 22
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