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Erskine College

Due West, SC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate64%

Erskine College Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Erskine College. The acceptance rate at Erskine College is 64%. Out of 991 applications received in 2023, 637 students were offered admission.

If you want to apply to Erskine College, the fee for the application costs $25.

Erskine College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Erskine College's admissions stats.

Erskine College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 35%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 75%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 71%
Waitlist No

Erskine College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Erskine College.

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

Considering Applying Early to Erskine College?

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

Some students apply early to college because they hope it will increase their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of admission, since it demonstrates your interest in a school.

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

More on Erskine College Admissions

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Erskine College?

Getting into Erskine College is moderately difficult. Erskine College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Erskine College accepted 64% of all applicants, about 637 from 991 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Erskine College, 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.

Transferring to Erskine College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Erskine College

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

What's Most Important for Getting Into Erskine College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding 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 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 put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Erskine College

What does Erskine College consider 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
Alumni/ae Relations Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Talent/Ability Important
Class Rank Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
State Residency Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered

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

Erskine College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Erskine College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Erskine 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
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Erskine College?

Erskine 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, 89% submitted a class rank. At Erskine College 35% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 69% were in the top 25% and 87% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Erskine 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 Erskine 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

Erskine 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.

In 2011, 75% of Erskine College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 71% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Erskine College, 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 Erskine College'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 Erskine College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

More Information on Transferring to Erskine College

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

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

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Erskine College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Erskine College?

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

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to Erskine College?

✅ Erskine College is not test optional.

What is Erskine College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Erskine College is 64%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Erskine College?

❌ Erskine College does not offer early decision.

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Erskine College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Erskine College? Erskine College is a somewhat selective institution. The Erskine College acceptance rate is 64%. This means that the institution accepts 64 out of every 100 applicants.


Erskine College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

Erskine College SAT Scores


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Erskine College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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