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Allen College Admissions

If you want to apply to Allen College, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is February 1 and the fee for the application is $50.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than March 1.

Allen College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Allen College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
Waitlist No

Applying Early to Allen College?

Allen College does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Allen College Hard To Get Into?

It is moderately difficult to get into Allen College. Allen College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Allen College **accepted .

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Allen College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What's Most Important to Get In to Allen College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Allen College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Allen College Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Allen College must submit the following items. Double check with Allen College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Other Requirements Admission requirements vary by program
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Allen College?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

Allen College doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Allen College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Allen College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Allen College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is February 1. Applicants should hear back by March 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Allen College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Allen College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Allen College?

Students who are admitted to Allen College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Allen College accept transfer credits?

Allen College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Allen College accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Allen College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Allen College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Allen College?

Allen College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

Want To Learn More About Allen College?

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Allen College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

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Allen College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Allen College is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Allen College is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Allen College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

655

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$19,718

Out-of-State

$19,718

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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