College Acceptance Calculator
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College Chances is an easy way to calculate your admissions chances at 2,000 colleges and universities.
To calculate your college admissions chances, provide your GPA, test scores, class rank and the number of honors courses you will complete. Tell us whether you plan to apply early and provide information about your extracurricular activities and achievements.
To calculate your admissions chances, CollegeData compares your information with the qualifications of freshmen recently enrolled at the college. We also look at the level of competition for admission and the relative weight the college places on different types of qualifications. Admissions chances too low? Change your answers to see what it might take to improve your odds.
College Chances tells you if you are a Good Bet, Maybe, or Reach. What's Behind Your Chances shows you why. See how you compare to current freshmen and how important each factor is to your college admissions chances.
The process CollegeData uses to help estimate your admission chances is simple:
Rest assured that our results are data-backed and comprehensive. While we cannot guarantee admission to your dream school, our college admissions calculator provides an easy way to calculate your admissions chances at over 2,000 colleges and universities and can help you make more informed decisions about where you choose to apply.
Use College Chances as an informative tool to help you plan and prioritize your college search. Choosing a college is an important life decision. Before acting on information provided by College Chances, you should consult with your high school guidance counselor, admissions representatives, parents, or other advisors for help in understanding your chances of getting into a college.
Your chances of getting into college depend on various factors, including your high school academic performance, test scores, extracurricular involvement and leadership, personal recommendations, and the colleges you’re thinking of applying to.
Keep in mind that your dream school may have different requirements than a second-choice school, so make sure you check your credentials against the requirements of the different schools you consider. Your college applications may look different depending on the school, and that’s okay.
The results produced by the College Chances Calculator are estimates since it is up to the school to make the final decision on acceptance. We use many data points about you and the schools you enter into the tool as well as relevant data from other sources. All of this data is then considered by our own unique algorithm to estimate your chances of getting into those school. The odds produced by our algorithm are estimates. We do not guarantee you will or will not get into any college. Your individual circumstances and qualifications may qualify you for admission in situations where someone of comparable standing might be rejected.
CollegeData is a free college advisory service provided by 1st Financial Bank USA. CollegeData’s College Chances tool, a college admissions calculator, is 100% free. All you need is a CollegeData account (also free), which you can sign up for here.
You must enter your high school GPA in order for College Chances to run reliable calculations, but you can enter an estimate if you don’t know your current GPA. However, for the best results, we recommend entering your current GPA as well as test scores, extracurricular hours, honors coursework, and leadership rolls.
Your SAT or ACT scores can help estimate your admission chances. If you have multiple scores, we recommend using your best overall scores from a single testing session. You should check with the schools you are interested in to see what scores they require as part of your application.
Yes, the College Chances calculator provides a breakdown of acceptance rates for three common phases of the acceptance process: early decision, early action, and regular admission. Students are advised to apply early, as their application can in some cases be considered in multiple phases.