Randolph College

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Randolph 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 Lynchburg, VA, a predominately urban area. The small size of enrollment, which is about 680 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 970 (25th percentile) - 1180 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 19 (25th percentile) - 25 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants that get into this school. We were able to estimate the Randolph College average GPA (2.98 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 90% with 14% of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at randolphcollege.edu.

Overall Randolph College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Randolph College was reported as 89.5% in Fall 2020 with over 1,180 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 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Randolph College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Randolph 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 Randolph College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 83.6%
  • 2017-2018: 86.4%
  • 2018-2019: 86.7%
  • 2019-2020: 89.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 81.2%

How Does Randolph College Compare?

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Sweet Briar College79.4%
Hampden-Sydney College57.4%
Hollins University71.2%
Averett University65.0%
Bennett College for Women59.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records 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 Randolph College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 600
Math480 - 580
Total Score970 - 1180
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 25
Math17 - 23
Composite Score19 - 25
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