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Flagler College

St. Augustine, FL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate81%

Flagler College Admissions

Around 81% of applicants get into Flagler College each year. Out of 5,416 applications received in 2023, 4,384 students were offered admission.

If you are thinking about applying to Flagler College, the regular decision application deadline is March 1 and the fee for the application is $50.

Students who apply to Flagler College for fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.

Flagler College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Flagler College's admissions stats.

Flagler College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Mean SAT Score 1141
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 24%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 13%
Waitlist Yes

Flagler College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Flagler College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes Info Not Available
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 3 1 October 1

Considering Applying Early to Flagler College?

Flagler College offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

The early decision acceptance rate at Flagler College is 70%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 81%. In 2022, Flagler College admitted 238 of the 340 students who applied early decision.

Some students apply early to college to boost their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of being admitted, 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 Flagler College Admissions

Transferring to Flagler College

For more information on transferring to Flagler College, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Flagler College

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

What's Most Important for Getting Into Flagler College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. 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 put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Flagler College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Flagler 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
Academic GPA Very Important
Application Essay Important
Geographical Residence Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
First Generation Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered

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

Flagler College Application Requirements

To apply to Flagler College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Flagler 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
Transcript of High School Record
Written Essay or Personal Statement

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Flagler College?

Students admitted to Flagler College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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

Flagler 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, 24% of Flagler College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 13% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Flagler College?

To be competitive with other Flagler College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1048 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Flagler College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 1048, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Flagler College student is 1141.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Flagler College students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Flagler College students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.

To be most competitive at Flagler College, you should strive to earn between 22 and 29 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Flagler 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 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Flagler College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.

More Information on Transferring to Flagler College

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

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

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Flagler College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Flagler College?

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

Does Flagler College accept transfer credits?

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

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to Flagler College?

❌ No, Flagler College is test optional, so you can decide if you want to to submit your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, 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 Flagler College's acceptance rate?

✅ Flagler College has an acceptance rate of 81%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Flagler College?

✅ Flagler College's early decision acceptance rate was 70% in 2021.

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Flagler College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Flagler College is Mar 1.

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

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

Flagler College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1048 - 1220


Math SAT Range

510 - 590


Reading SAT Range

540 - 640

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1220 and Above


1048 to 1220


1048 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Flagler College students is 1141. Applicants with SAT scores of 1220 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Flagler College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1048 to 1220 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1048 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Flagler College.

Flagler College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Flagler College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.64. 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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