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Hartnell College

Salinas, CA 2-Year Public
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Hartnell College Admissions

If you are planning on applying to Hartnell College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Hartnell College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Hartnell College's admissions stats.

Hartnell College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Hartnell College Application Deadlines

Check with Hartnell College directly for more info on application deadlines.

Want to Apply Early to Hartnell College?

Hartnell College may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Hartnell College directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Is Hartnell College Difficult To Get Into?

Getting into Hartnell College is not competitive. Hartnell College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Hartnell College **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Hartnell College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to allied health programs is program moderately difficult.

For applicants who are non-residents, getting into Hartnell College is not competitive.

Transferring to Hartnell College

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to Hartnell College

Hartnell College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Hartnell College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out. Wondering what factors are considered by Hartnell College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Hartnell College for more information on admission factors.

Hartnell College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Hartnell College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Hartnell College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Hartnell College?

Hartnell College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

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.

Standardized Test Scores

Hartnell College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Hartnell College 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.

More Information on Transferring to Hartnell College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Hartnell College.

Hartnell College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Hartnell College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Hartnell College.

Does Hartnell College accept transfer credits?

✅ Hartnell College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Hartnell College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Hartnell College?

✅ Hartnell College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Hartnell College?

🟨 Hartnell College may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

Want To Learn More About Hartnell College?

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Hartnell College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



Hartnell College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

Hartnell College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Hartnell College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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Campus Setting

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