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Kentucky State University Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Kentucky State University, Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Considering Applying Early to Kentucky State University?

Kentucky State University 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.

What's Most Important to Get In to Kentucky State University?

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 in the admissions process. 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 put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Kentucky State University

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

Kentucky State University Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2
Other Requirements
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Kentucky State University?

Students admitted to Kentucky State University have an average unweighted GPA of 2.9.

Out of all students that were admitted, 57.92% submitted a class rank. At Kentucky State University 2.43% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 11.85% were in the top 25% and 42.55% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Kentucky State University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 57.92%
3.75 and 3.99 4.05%
3.50 and 3.74 11.44%
3.25 and 3.49 10.56%
3.00 and 3.24 14.44%
2.50 and 2.9 32.57%
2.00 and 2.49 22.89%
Kentucky State University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Kentucky State University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 26% of Kentucky State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 75% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Kentucky State University?

The mean composite SAT score for a Kentucky State University student is 204.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Kentucky State University students scored 520 or higher and 75% of students scored 430 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Kentucky State University students scored 530 or higher, and 75% scored a 430 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Kentucky State University?

To be most competitive at Kentucky State University, you should strive to earn between 15 and 20 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 20 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Kentucky State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 20, and three out of four students scored lower than 20 on the ACT.

A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Kentucky State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.

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Transferring to Kentucky State UniversityTransfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Kentucky State University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Kentucky State University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Kentucky State University?

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

Does Kentucky State University accept transfer credits?

Kentucky State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Kentucky State University accepts:

Does Kentucky State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

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Do I have to submit test scores to Kentucky State University?

No, Kentucky State University 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 should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..

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Kentucky State University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

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Kentucky State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kentucky State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kentucky State University is Continuous processing.

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

Kentucky State University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

15 - 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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20 and Above

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15 and Less

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Kentucky State University is 14. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into Kentucky State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Kentucky State University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

430 - 520

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Reading SAT Range

430 - 530

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Kentucky State University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

2.87

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Kentucky State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.87. 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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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,290

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

84%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,140

Out-of-State

$12,990

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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