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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

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science   2
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
PO Box 5000
City, State, Zip
Wilson, NC 27893-7000
Phone
(252) 399-6317
Fax
(252) 237-4957
E-mail
enroll@barton.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


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 X
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

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
40% of 3,486 applicants were admitted
Women
40% of 2,304 applicants were admitted
Men
40% of 1,182 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
279 (20%) of 1,381 admitted students enrolled
Women
168 (18%) of 912 admitted students enrolled
Men
168 (36%) of 469 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
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.17
3.75 and Above
12%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
30%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
450-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
12%
Score of 500 - 600
43%
Score of 400 - 500
41%
Score of 300 - 400
3%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
522 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
17%
Score of 500 - 600
45%
Score of 400 - 500
38%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20 average
17-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
1%
Score of 24 - 29
20%
Score of 18 - 23
54%
Score of 12 - 17
25%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 12%
Top quarter: 34%
Top half: 69%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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