If you are considering submitting an application to Clayton State University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is July 17 and the application fee costs $40.
Here is an overiew of some of Clayton State University's admissions stats.
|Clayton State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.0|
|Mean SAT Score||976|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||49%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||33%|
These are the application deadlines for Clayton State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Clayton State University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is not difficult to get into Clayton State University. Clayton State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Clayton State University accepted 68% of students, about 1,592 from the 2,356 applicants.
Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Clayton State University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT. Admissions to nursing, dental hygiene programs is program moderately difficult.
Transfer student admissions is not difficult.
Clayton State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding 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 apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.
What does Clayton State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Clayton State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Clayton State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Clayton State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||proof of immunization|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Clayton State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.0.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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.
Clayton State University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Clayton State 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 2021, 49% of Clayton State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 33% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Clayton State University applicants, you should strive to earn between 898 and 970 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Clayton State University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 970 and 25% of scored lower than 898, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Clayton State University student is 976.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Clayton State University students scored 520 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Clayton State University students scored 540 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.
To be most competitive at Clayton State University, you should strive to earn between 16 and 20 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 20 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Clayton State 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 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Clayton State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Clayton State University.
Transfer students can enroll in Clayton State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Clayton State University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Clayton State University.
Does Clayton State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Clayton State University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Clayton State University?
✅ Clayton State University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Clayton State University's acceptance rate?
✅ Clayton State University has an acceptance rate of 68%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Clayton State University?
❌ Clayton State University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Clayton State University? Clayton State University is a less selective institution. The Clayton State University acceptance rate is 68%. This means that the institution accepts 67 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Clayton State University is Jul 17.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
20 and Above
16 to 20
16 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Clayton State University is 18. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into Clayton State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
970 and Above
898 to 970
898 and Less
The median SAT score for Clayton State University students is 976. Applicants with SAT scores of 970 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Clayton State University, while applicants with SAT scores between 898 to 970 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 898 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Clayton State University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Clayton State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.0. 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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