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Barton College

Wilson, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate95%

Barton College Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Barton College. Barton College admitted 95% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 2,129 students applied to Barton College and 2,014 were admitted.

If you are planning on applying to Barton College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who submit their applications to Barton College for fall semester should hear back from Barton College by September 1.

Barton College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Barton College's admissions stats.

Barton College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 7%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 10%
Waitlist No

Barton College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Barton College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Barton College?

Barton College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Barton College Admissions

Transferring to Barton College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Barton College

Barton College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Barton College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling 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 on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Barton College

What does Barton College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Interview Important
Talent/Ability Important
Volunteer Work Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
First Generation Important
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Barton College for more information on admission factors.

Barton College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Barton College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in 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(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Barton College?

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

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Barton College has 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 2022, 7% of Barton College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 10% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

More Information on Transferring to Barton College

For transfer students, it is not 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

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter 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) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Barton College?

❌ No, Barton College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Barton College's acceptance rate?

✅ Barton College's acceptance rate is 95%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Barton College?

❌ Barton College does not offer early decision.

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Barton College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Barton College? Barton College is a less selective institution. The Barton College acceptance rate is 95%. This means that the institution accepts 94 out of every 100 applicants.


Barton College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Barton College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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