If you want to apply to Elizabethtown College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
The following is an overiew of some of Elizabethtown College's admissions stats.
|Elizabethtown College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||24.4%|
|Mean SAT Score||1176|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||38%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||4%|
These are the application deadlines for Elizabethtown College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Elizabethtown College does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Elizabethtown College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
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 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 apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by Elizabethtown 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|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Elizabethtown College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Elizabethtown College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Elizabethtown 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||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.03|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Elizabethtown College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7. Elizabethtown College considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Out of all students that were admitted, 65.2% submitted a class rank. At Elizabethtown College 24.4% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 58.7% were in the top 25% and 85.5% were in the top 50%.
At Elizabethtown College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||19%|
|3.50 and 3.74||16%|
|3.25 and 3.49||10%|
|3.00 and 3.24||7%|
|2.50 and 2.9||7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2%|
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 Elizabethtown 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.
Elizabethtown College considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Elizabethtown College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 38% of Elizabethtown College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Elizabethtown College applicants, you should strive to score between 1080 and 1270 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Elizabethtown College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1270 and 25% of scored lower than 1080, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Elizabethtown College student is 1176.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Elizabethtown College students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Elizabethtown College students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.
To be most competitive at Elizabethtown College, you should strive to earn between 24 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Elizabethtown College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 24 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Elizabethtown College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 24.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Elizabethtown College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Elizabethtown College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Elizabethtown College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Elizabethtown College.
Does Elizabethtown College accept transfer credits?
✅ Elizabethtown College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Elizabethtown College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Elizabethtown College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Elizabethtown College?
❌ No, Elizabethtown College is test optional, so you can make the call whether or not to include your standardized test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Elizabethtown College's acceptance rate?
✅ Elizabethtown College has an acceptance rate of 79%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Elizabethtown College?
❌ Elizabethtown College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Elizabethtown College? Elizabethtown College is a somewhat selective institution. The Elizabethtown College acceptance rate is 79%. This means that the institution accepts 79 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Elizabethtown College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Elizabethtown College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
29 and Above
24 to 29
24 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Elizabethtown College is 26. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Elizabethtown College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1270 and Above
1080 to 1270
1080 and Less
The median SAT score for Elizabethtown College students is 1176. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Elizabethtown College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1080 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1080 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Elizabethtown College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Elizabethtown College, 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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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