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Coker University

Hartsville, SC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate62%

Coker College Admissions

Coker College is moderately difficult to get into. Coker College admitted 62% of all applicants in 2019. Out of 1,389 applications received in 2023, 857 students were offered admission.

If you want to apply to Coker College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Coker College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Coker College's admissions stats.

Coker College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 9%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 46%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 52%
Waitlist No

Coker College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Coker College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes December 1 December 15

Considering Applying Early to Coker College?

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

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 1. Coker College will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.

Some students apply early to college to increase their chances of acceptance. 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.

➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Coker College Admissions

Transferring to Coker College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Coker College

Coker College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Coker College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are 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 admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Coker College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Coker College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

Make sure to check with Coker College for more information on admission factors.

Coker College Application Requirements

To apply to Coker College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Coker College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements audition or portfolio for certain programs
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Coker College?

Coker College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

Out of all students that were admitted, 83% submitted a class rank. At Coker College 9% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 22% were in the top 25% and 55% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Coker College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
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 Coker College directly.

About GPAs

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.

Standardized Test Scores

Coker College 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 2019, 46% of Coker College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 52% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Coker College students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Coker College students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.

To be most competitive at Coker College, you should strive to earn between 17 and 21 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Coker College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 21, and three out of four students scored lower than 21 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Coker College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

More Information on Transferring to Coker College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Coker College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Coker College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Coker College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Coker College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Coker College.

Does Coker College accept transfer credits?

✅ Coker College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Coker College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Coker College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Coker College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Coker College?

✅ Coker College is not test optional.

What is Coker College's acceptance rate?

✅ Coker College has an acceptance rate of 62%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Coker College?

❌ Coker College does not offer early decision.

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Coker College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Coker College? Coker College is a somewhat selective institution. The Coker College acceptance rate is 62%. This means that the institution accepts 61 out of every 100 applicants.


Coker College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Coker College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Coker College is Continuous processing.

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

Coker College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

450 - 540


Reading SAT Range

470 - 560

Coker College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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