San Diego Christian College

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San Diego Christian 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 El Cajon, CA, a predominately suburban area. San Diego Christian College has only approximately 490 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 1295 (25th percentile) to 1650 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 19 (25th percentile) to 22 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants admitted to this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the San Diego Christian College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.25. This school has an acceptance rate of 49 percent with 36 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall San Diego Christian College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for San Diego Christian College was reported as 49.2% in Fall 2013 with over 561 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

  • SAT Scores: 1295 - 1650
  • ACT Scores: 19 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into San Diego Christian College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of San Diego Christian 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 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 San Diego Christian College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 59.6%
  • 2010-2011: 47.8%
  • 2011-2012: 39.5%
  • 2012-2013: 42.6%
  • 2013-2014: 49.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 46.3%

How Does San Diego Christian College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for San Diego Christian College is thirteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Soka University of America43.4%
Laguna College of Art and Design43.3%
Harvey Mudd College18.2%
Columbia College Hollywood54.8%

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 Recommended
  • 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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to San Diego Christian College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 570
Math430 - 550
Writing425 - 530
Total Score1295 - 1650
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 23
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 22
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