If you want to apply to Claflin University, the application fee is $30.
The following is an overiew of some of Claflin University's admissions stats.
|Claflin University 2022||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%|
These are the application deadlines for Claflin University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Claflin University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into Claflin University is not difficult. 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 students, approximately 2,437 of the 4,073 students who applied.
Schools that are not 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 not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Claflin University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Claflin University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|First Generation||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
Make sure to check with Claflin University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Claflin University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Claflin University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|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%.
At Claflin University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Claflin University directly.
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.
Claflin University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Claflin University 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 2019, 66% of Claflin University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 60% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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 not 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:
• CLEP subject tests
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 has an acceptance rate of 60%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Claflin University?
❌ Claflin University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Claflin University? Claflin University is a less selective institution. The Claflin University acceptance rate is 60%. This means that the institution accepts 59 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer 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
20 and Above
15 to 20
15 and Less
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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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