Reach out to Defiance College's admissions department for more information on applying.
Here is an overiew of some of Defiance College's admissions stats.
|Defiance College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.1|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||6%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||14%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||86%|
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Defiance College may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Defiance College directly for more information about early applications.
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Defiance College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
What does Defiance College consider 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|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
Make sure to check with Defiance College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Defiance College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Defiance College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.25|
Students admitted to Defiance College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.
Out of all students that were admitted, 86% submitted a class rank. At Defiance College 6% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 27% were in the top 25% and 64% were in the top 50%.
At Defiance College, 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 Defiance College directly.
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.
Defiance College looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Defiance College 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 2022, 14% of Defiance College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 86% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be most competitive at Defiance College, 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 Defiance College'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 Defiance College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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Do I have to submit test scores to Defiance College?
❌ No, Defiance College is test optional, so you can decide whether or not to send your test scores. 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 it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Defiance College?
🟨 Defiance College may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Defiance College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.12. 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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