If you are thinking about applying to Claflin University, the fee for the application is $30.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|Claflin University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||12%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||66%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||60%|
Claflin University 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.
Claflin University is a slightly difficult school to get into. Claflin University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Claflin University accepted 60% of all applicants, around 2,437 of the 4,073 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Claflin University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
It is slightly difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|First Generation||Very Important|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Claflin University must submit the following items. Double check with Claflin University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Claflin University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 89% submitted a class rank. At Claflin University 12% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 32% were in the top 25% and 62% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Claflin University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Claflin University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Claflin University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2019, 66% of Claflin University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 60% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at Claflin University, you should strive to earn between 15 and 20 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 20 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Claflin University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 20, and three out of four students scored lower than 20 on the ACT.
A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Claflin University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Claflin University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Claflin University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Claflin University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Claflin University.
Does Claflin University accept transfer credits?
Claflin University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Claflin University accepts:
Does Claflin University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Claflin University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Claflin University?
Claflin University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Claflin University's acceptance rate?
Claflin University's acceptance rate is 60%.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Claflin University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Claflin University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Claflin University is 17. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into Claflin University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Claflin University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.28. 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.
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