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Allen University
Columbia, SC
FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Entrance Difficulty
Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School Graduation High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program College preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   4
Science   3
Foreign Language   1
Social Studies   3
History   3
Academic Electives    
 
Examinations
Exam   Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT
Subject Tests,
or ACT
   
SAT Subject
Tests Only
 
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT
Essay
Not reported
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION
Admissions Office
Address 1530 Harden Street
City, State, Zip Columbia, SC  29204
Phone (803) 376-5735
Fax (803) 376-5731
E-mail bbyrd@allenuniversity.edu
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered No
Early Decision Deadline  
Early Decision Notification  
Early Action Offered No
Early Action Deadline  
Early Action Notification  
 
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission Deadline July 31
Application Fee $20
Application Fee Waiver Not reported
Regular Admission Notification Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used No
Defer Admission Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission Transfer applications accepted
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APPLYING FOR ADMISSION - continued
Application Form
Common Application Not accepted
Universal College Application Not accepted
Electronic Application Available
 
Other Application Requirements
Interview Not required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other  
Financial Need Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process
SELECTION OF STUDENTS
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record     X  
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Class Rank     X  
Recommendations X      
Essay     X  
Interview        
Level of Applicant's Interest     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Volunteer Work       X
Particular Talent/Ability     X  
Character/Personal Qualities     X  
First Generation to Attend College     X  
State Residency       X
Geographic Residence       X
Relation with Alumnus       X
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment       X
Ethnicity       X
Work Experience       X
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PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION
Admission Rates
Overall Admission Rate 72% of 1,937 applicants were admitted
   Women 75% of 1,245 applicants were admitted
   Men 67% of 692 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled 531 (38%) of 1,395 admitted students enrolled
   Women 307 (33%) of 931 admitted students enrolled
   Men 224 (48%) of 464 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision
Admission Rate
 
Early Action
Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List  
Students Accepting Wait List Position  
Students Admitted From Wait List  
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math Not reported
  Score of 700 - 800 0%
  Score of 600 - 700 0%
  Score of 500 - 600 10%
  Score of 400 - 500 34%
  Score of 300 - 400 50%
  Score of 200 - 300 6%
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
  Score of 700 - 800 0%
  Score of 600 - 700 0%
  Score of 500 - 600 6%
  Score of 400 - 500 38%
  Score of 300 - 400 40%
  Score of 200 - 300 16%
SAT Writing Not reported
  Score of 700 - 800 Not reported
  Score of 600 - 700 Not reported
  Score of 500 - 600 Not reported
  Score of 400 - 500 Not reported
  Score of 300 - 400 Not reported
  Score of 200 - 300 Not reported
 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA Not reported
3.75 and Above 3%
3.50 - 3.74 6%
3.25 - 3.49 7%
3.00 - 3.24 12%
2.50 - 2.99 39%
2.00 - 2.49 30%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite Not reported
  Score of 30 - 36 0%
  Score of 24 - 29 0%
  Score of 18 - 23 0%
  Score of 12 - 17 100%
  Score of 6 - 11 0%
  Score of 5 or Below 0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank  
National Merit Scholar Not reported
Valedictorian Not reported
Class President Not reported
Student Gov. Officer Not reported