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Barton College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Barton College, the application fee is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Considering Applying Early to Barton College?

Barton 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.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Barton College?

Getting into Barton College is slightly difficult. Barton College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Barton College **accepted 42% of students, around 1,651 of the 3,890 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Barton College, MIN

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What Does Barton College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Barton College

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

Barton College 2021-2022 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Other Requirements high school transcript not required for transfer students
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Barton College?

Students admitted to Barton College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Out of all students that were admitted, 46% submitted a class rank. At Barton College 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36% were in the top 25% and 71% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Barton College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 46%
3.75 and 3.99 12.72%
3.50 and 3.74 18.38%
3.25 and 3.49 17.31%
3.00 and 3.24 20.14%
2.50 and 2.9 21.91%
2.00 and 2.49 7.07%
Barton College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Barton 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.

In 2021, 60% of Barton College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 55% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Barton College?

To be competitive with other Barton College applicants, you should strive to earn between 940 and 1120 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Barton College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1120 and 25% of scored lower than 940, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Barton College student is 1030.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Barton College students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Barton College students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Barton College?

To be most competitive at Barton College, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Barton College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Barton College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Barton College

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Barton College.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

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

Barton College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Barton College?

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

Does Barton College accept transfer credits?

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

CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES Excelsior College Examinations

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

Barton College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Barton College?

Barton College. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Barton College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

42%

How hard is it to get into Barton College? Barton College is a less selective institution. The Barton College acceptance rate is 42%. This means that the institution accepts 42 out of every 100 applicants.

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Barton College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Barton College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Barton College is Continuous processing.

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

Barton College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above

Good

17 to 22

Avg

17 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Barton College is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Barton College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Barton College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

940 - 1120

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Math SAT Range

460 - 560

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Reading SAT Range

470 - 560

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1120 and Above

Good

940 to 1120

Avg

940 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Barton College students is 1030. Applicants with SAT scores of 1120 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Barton College, while applicants with SAT scores between 940 to 1120 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 940 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Barton College.

Barton College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.23

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Barton College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.23. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,177

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

42%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$33,430

Out-of-State

$33,430

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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