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Stillman College

Tuscaloosa, AL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate44%

Stillman College Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Stillman College. The college admitted 44% of all applicants in 2017. Out of 3,491 applications received in 2023, 1,526 students were offered admission.

If you are applying to Stillman College, the application fee costs $15.

Stillman College Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Stillman College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.9
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 12%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 8%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 92%
Waitlist No

Stillman College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Stillman College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes July 1 July 15
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Stillman College?

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

🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by July 1 EDI applicants should receive a decision by July 15.

Some students apply early to boost their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of being admitted, since it demonstrates your interest in a school.

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

More on Stillman College Admissions

Transferring to Stillman College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Stillman College

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

What Does Stillman College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider 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 areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Stillman College

What does Stillman 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
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Class Rank 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
Extracurricular Activities Important
Interview Important
Talent/Ability Considered

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

Stillman College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Stillman College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Stillman 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
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Stillman College?

Students admitted to Stillman College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.9.

Out of all students that were admitted, 48% submitted a class rank. At Stillman College 12% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 38% were in the top 25% and 69% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Stillman 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 Stillman College directly.

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

Stillman 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 2017, 8% of Stillman College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 92% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Stillman College, you should strive to earn between 16 and 18 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 18 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Stillman College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 18, and three out of four students scored lower than 18 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Stillman College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

More Information on Transferring to Stillman College

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

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

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Stillman College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Stillman College?

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

Does Stillman College accept transfer credits?

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

• CLEP subject tests

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to Stillman College?

✅ Stillman College is not test optional.

What is Stillman College's acceptance rate?

✅ Stillman College's acceptance rate is 44%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Stillman College?

✅ Stillman College offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.

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Stillman College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

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How hard is it to get into Stillman College? Stillman College is a less selective institution. The Stillman College acceptance rate is 44%. This means that the institution accepts 43 out of every 100 applicants.


Stillman College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

Stillman College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Stillman College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Stillman College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.9. 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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