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National Park College

Hot Springs, AR 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%

National Park College Admissions

It is not competitive to get into National Park College. Out of 4,969 applications received in 2023, 4,969 students were offered admission.

If you are planning on applying to National Park College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

National Park College Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

National Park College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 1%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 99%
Waitlist No

National Park College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for National Park College.

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

Want to Apply Early to National Park College?

National Park College does not offer early decision or early action.

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

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Transferring to National Park College

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to National Park College

National Park College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into National Park College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight 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 choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at National Park College

Wondering what factors are considered by National Park 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 Important

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

National Park College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements ACT, SAT, or Accuplacer test scores, Immunization records (Require for Some: College transcript)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into National Park College?

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

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

National Park 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 2000, 1% of National Park College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 99% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

More Information on Transferring to National Park College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to National Park College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

National Park College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to National Park College?

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

Does National Park College accept transfer credits?

✅ National Park College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. National Park College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

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

✅ National Park College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to National Park College?

✅ National Park College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at National Park College?

❌ National Park College does not offer early decision.

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National Park College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into National Park College? National Park College is a open admission institution. The National Park College acceptance rate is 100%. This means that the institution accepts 100 out of every 100 applicants.


National Park College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

National Park College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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National Park 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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