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Denison University

Granville, OH 4-Year Private http://www.denison.edu/

Big Red Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Very Selective


How hard is it to get into Denison University ? Big Red is a very selective institution. The Big Red acceptance rate is 29%. This means that the institution accepts 28 out of every 100 applicants.

Big Red Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 14, 2020

Transfer Applications are Due

May 31, 2018

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Big Red is Jan 14, 2020. There are 0 days left to apply.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications is unknown. There are 0 days left to apply.

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

Big Red ACT Scores


ACT Range

27 - 31

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

31 and Above


27 to 31


27 and Less


ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Denison University is 29. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into Big Red. Students with an ACT score that falls between 27 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 27 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Big Red SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1220 - 1460


Math SAT Range

610 - 730


Reading SAT Range

590 - 680

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1460 and Above


1220 to 1460


1220 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Denison University students is 29. Applicants with SAT scores of 31 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Big Red, while applicants with SAT scores between 27 to 31 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 27 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Big Red.

Big Red GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Big Red, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.70. 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 provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

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Tuition and Fees

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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 14
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