Check in with Reed College's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.
Here is an overiew of some of Reed College's admissions stats.
|Reed College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||4.0|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||51%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Reed College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Yes||November 15||December 20|
|Early Decision II||Yes||December 20||February 15|
|Early Action||Yes||November 15||February 15|
Reed College offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by November 15 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 20.
🗓️ Early Decision II applications are due December 20. ED II Applicants will recieve their decision before February 15.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15. Reed College will release EA admissions decisions no later than February 15.
Some students apply early to college because they hope it will increase their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of being admitted, since it is a way to show your interest in a school.
➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
For more information on transferring to Reed College, contact the school directly.
Reed College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling 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 prioritize the areas where you shine.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Reed College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Reed College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Reed College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Reed College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Reed College have an average unweighted GPA of 4.0.
Out of all students that were admitted, 38% submitted a class rank. At Reed College 51% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 80% were in the top 25% and 99% were in the top 50%.
At Reed College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||25%|
|3.50 and 3.74||13%|
|3.25 and 3.49||5%|
|3.00 and 3.24||2%|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Reed College directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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.
Reed College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Reed 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.
Transfer students can enroll in Reed College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Does Reed College accept transfer credits?
✅ Reed College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Do I have to submit test scores to Reed College?
✅ Reed College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Reed College's acceptance rate?
✅ Reed College has an acceptance rate of 30%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Reed College?
✅ Reed College offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.
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