If you are thinking about applying to Lander University, the application fee is $35. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Lander 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.
Lander University is amoderately difficult school to get into. Lander University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Lander University accepted 42% of all applicants., around 1,414 of the 3,342 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Lander University, 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.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight 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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Lander University must submit the following items. Double check with Lander University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
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|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Lander University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 94% submitted a class rank. At Lander University 12.5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 45.3% were in the top 25% and 80.1% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Lander University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Lander University does not have 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 2013, 55% of Lander University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 45% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at Lander University, 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 Lander University'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 Lander University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Lander University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Lander University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Winter Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Lander University?
Students who are admitted to Lander University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Lander University accept transfer credits?
Lander University transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lander University accepts:
CLEP subject tests
Does Lander University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Lander University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Lander University?
Lander University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Lander University? Lander University is a somewhat selective institution. The Lander University acceptance rate is 42%. This means that the institution accepts 42 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lander University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lander University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Lander University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Lander University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Lander University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.66. 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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