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C-SC Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to C-SC, the application fee is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Applying Early to C-SC?

Culver-Stockton 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.

Is C-SC Hard To Get Into?

C-SC is amoderately difficult school to get into. C-SC evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, C-SC **accepted 98% of students, around 1,591 of the 1,618 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like C-SC, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What Does C-SC Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines 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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at C-SC

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

C-SC Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to C-SC must submit the following items. Double check with C-SC'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
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into C-SC?

Students admitted to C-SC have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 175% submitted a class rank. At C-SC 8% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 26% were in the top 25% and 61% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Culver-Stockton College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 175%
3.75 and 3.99 15%
3.50 and 3.74 14%
3.25 and 3.49 15%
3.00 and 3.24 17%
2.50 and 2.9 23%
2.00 and 2.49 6%
C-SC does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

C-SC is 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, 39% of C-SC's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 65% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for C-SC?

To be competitive with other C-SC applicants, you should strive to earn between 950 and 1110 (or higher!) on the SAT. At C-SC 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1110 and 25% of scored lower than 950, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a C-SC student is 1030.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of C-SC students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of C-SC students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for C-SC?

To be most competitive at C-SC, you should strive to earn between 18 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for C-SC'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 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for C-SC students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

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

Transferring to Culver-Stockton College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to C-SC.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in C-SC during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

C-SC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to C-SC?

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

Does C-SC accept transfer credits?

C-SC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. C-SC accepts:

Does C-SC accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

C-SC accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to C-SC?

No, C-SC is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

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C-SC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

98%

How hard is it to get into C-SC? C-SC is a somewhat selective institution. The C-SC acceptance rate is 98%. This means that the institution accepts 98 out of every 100 applicants.

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C-SC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to C-SC is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to C-SC is Continuous processing.

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

C-SC ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above

Good

18 to 22

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to C-SC is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into C-SC. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

C-SC SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

950 - 1110

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Math SAT Range

470 - 560

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Reading SAT Range

460 - 550

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1110 and Above

Good

950 to 1110

Avg

950 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for C-SC students is 1030. Applicants with SAT scores of 1110 and above have a good chance of being admitted to C-SC, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1110 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at C-SC.

C-SC GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.27

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At C-SC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.27. 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

1,006

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

98%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$28,495

Out-of-State

$28,495

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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