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Lynchburg Randolph Admissions

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 Admissions Stats at a Glance

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%
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Considering Applying Early to Lynchburg Randolph?

Randolph College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark your calendar!

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.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Lynchburg Randolph Hard To Get Into?

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.

What's Most Important to Get In to Lynchburg Randolph?

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.

Admissions Factors at Lynchburg Randolph

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
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 Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Lynchburg Randolph Application Requirements

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

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Lynchburg Randolph?

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
4.0 GPA 47%
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.

What's a Good SAT Score for Lynchburg Randolph?

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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What's a Good ACT Score for Lynchburg Randolph?

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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Transferring to Randolph College

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

Lynchburg Randolph Admissions FAQs

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:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

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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Lynchburg Randolph Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

90%

How hard is it to get into Lynchburg Randolph? Lynchburg Randolph is a somewhat selective institution. The Lynchburg Randolph acceptance rate is 90%. This means that the institution accepts 89 out of every 100 applicants.

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Lynchburg Randolph Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

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Lynchburg Randolph ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

18 to 24

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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Lynchburg Randolph SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

920 - 1160

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Math SAT Range

470 - 560

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Reading SAT Range

480 - 600

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Lynchburg Randolph GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.6

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

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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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

566

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

90%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$26,890

Out-of-State

$26,890

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