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 600 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 966 - 1193 on the SAT exam, or 17 - 21 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Presentation College average GPA (2.80 - 3.04) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 90% of all those who apply are accepted to Presentation College, from which 21% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Presentation College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Presentation College was reported as 90.2% in Fall 2020 with over 367 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

  • ACT Scores: 17 - 21
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Presentation College?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

When considering the average GPA and SAT/ACT scores of students accepted to Presentation College and comparing to other schools nationwide, applicant selectivity is lower than most other schools.

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 Presentation College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 98.5%
  • 2017-2018: 96.3%
  • 2018-2019: 96.6%
  • 2019-2020: 90.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 87.6%

How Does Presentation College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Presentation College is fifty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Dakota Wesleyan University66.7%
Martin Luther College83.8%
Bethany Lutheran College72.6%
Minneapolis College of Art and Design58.5%

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 2020)


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading463 - 598
Math503 - 595
Total Score966 - 1193
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 21
Math16 - 22
Composite Score17 - 21
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