Randolph-Macon College

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Randolph-Macon 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 Ashland, VA, a predominately suburban area. Approximately a thousand students are enrolled at Randolph-Macon College.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 1050 (25th percentile) to 1240 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 20 (25th percentile) to 26 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants that get into Randolph-Macon College. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Randolph-Macon College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.38. This school has an acceptance rate of about 71 percent with 25 percent of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at rmc.edu.

Overall Randolph-Macon College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Randolph-Macon College was reported as 70.9% in Fall 2020 with over 2,460 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: 20 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Randolph-Macon College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Randolph-Macon 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-Macon College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 61.4%
  • 2017-2018: 62.2%
  • 2018-2019: 67.1%
  • 2019-2020: 70.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 62.3%

How Does Randolph-Macon College Compare?

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National Avg

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Richmond28.3%
Virginia Union University63.1%
Virginia State University95.1%
University of Mary Washington74.7%
Longwood University89.9%

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 Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 Randolph-Macon College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 630
Math510 - 610
Total Score1050 - 1240
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math18 - 25
Composite Score20 - 26
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