If you want to apply to Guilford College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
|Guilford College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||50%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||43%|
Guilford College offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! Guilford College will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.
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.
It is moderately difficult to get into Guilford College. Guilford College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Guilford College accepted 78% of all applicants, around 2,855 of the 3,660 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Guilford College, 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. Admissions to honors program is program extremely difficult.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider 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 choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to Guilford College must submit the following items. Double check with Guilford 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||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.03|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
Guilford College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Guilford College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 50% of Guilford College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 43% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Guilford College students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Guilford College students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Guilford College, you should strive to earn between 17 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Guilford College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Guilford College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Guilford College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Guilford College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Guilford College?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Guilford College.
Does Guilford College accept transfer credits?
Guilford College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Guilford College accepts:
Does Guilford College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Guilford College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Guilford College?
No, Guilford College is test optional, so you can choose whether or not to send your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is Guilford College's acceptance rate?
Guilford College's acceptance rate is 78%.
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How hard is it to get into Guilford College? Guilford College is a somewhat selective institution. The Guilford College acceptance rate is 78%. This means that the institution accepts 78 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Guilford College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Guilford College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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