If you are thinking about applying to Garrett, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
The following is an overiew of some of Garrett's admissions stats.
|Garrett 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||2.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||8%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
These are the application deadlines for Garrett College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Garrett does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into Garrett is not competitive. Garrett has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, Garrett accepted 71% of all applicants, approximately 820 from the 1,159 applicants.
Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Garrett, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.
It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.
Garrett has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight 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 areas where you stand out. What does Garrett consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
Make sure to check with Garrett for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Garrett, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Garrett's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Garrett have an average unweighted GPA of 2.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 67% submitted a class rank. At Garrett 8% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 21% were in the top 25% and 47.6% were in the top 50%.
At Garrett College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|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 Garrett directly.
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.
Garrett considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Garrett 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.
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For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Garrett. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Garrett during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Garrett?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Garrett.
Does Garrett accept transfer credits?
✅ Garrett accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Garrett accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Do I have to submit test scores to Garrett?
✅ Garrett is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Garrett's acceptance rate?
✅ Garrett's acceptance rate is 71%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Garrett?
❌ Garrett does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Garrett? Garrett is a open admission institution. The Garrett acceptance rate is 71%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Garrett is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Garrett is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Garrett, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.52. 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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