Check in with Randolph College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
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.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.
|Lynchburg Randolph 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||23%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||69%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||15%|
Randolph College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
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The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast!
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 Lynchburg Randolph. Lynchburg Randolph evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Lynchburg Randolph accepted 90% of students, around 1,197 of the 1,335 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Lynchburg Randolph, 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 determines 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.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Lynchburg Randolph must submit the following items. Double check with Lynchburg Randolph's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Lynchburg Randolph have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 47% submitted a class rank. At Lynchburg Randolph 23% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 49% were in the top 25% and 83% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Randolph College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||18.98%|
|3.50 and 3.74||10.95%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14.6%|
|3.00 and 3.24||16.79%|
|2.50 and 2.9||10.22%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2.19%|
Lynchburg Randolph does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Lynchburg Randolph 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 2021, 69% of Lynchburg Randolph's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 15% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Lynchburg Randolph applicants, you should strive to earn between 920 and 1160 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Lynchburg Randolph 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1160 and 25% of scored lower than 920, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Lynchburg Randolph students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Lynchburg Randolph students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Lynchburg Randolph, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Lynchburg Randolph'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 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Lynchburg Randolph 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 Lynchburg Randolph.
Transfer students can enroll in Lynchburg Randolph during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Lynchburg Randolph?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Lynchburg Randolph.
Does Lynchburg Randolph accept transfer credits?
Lynchburg Randolph accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lynchburg Randolph accepts:
Does Lynchburg Randolph accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Lynchburg Randolph accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Lynchburg Randolph?
Lynchburg Randolph is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Lynchburg Randolph's acceptance rate?
Lynchburg Randolph's acceptance rate is 90%.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Lynchburg Randolph, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. 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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