Overall, Philander Smith College is known for being a fairly selective selective school. Around 2,910 applications are received by Philander Smith College each year. The overall acceptance rate tends to be 68 percent which equates to about 1,980 students who passed the admission process of the institution. However, when the year starts, only about 200 or 10 percent of the applicants will have chosen Philander Smith College as their school of choice. The institution’s application data shows that 34 percent of the students who applied are men compared to 65 percent who are women. When the term begins, about 62 percent of those accepted women enrolled at Philander Smith College and 37 percent were men. Philander Smith College’s undergraduate application fee is $25. Students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Philander Smith College when filling out the application. Usually, an ACT score of 16 - 20 or a 710 - 1,020 SAT score is the range that students have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual credit.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2011 Admissions Cycle
Applications
2,906
Male 1,002
Female 1,904

 

Acceptance
1,976
Male 658
Female 1,318

 

Enrollment Total
197
Male 74
Female 123


Acceptance Rate
68%
Male
65.7%
Female
69.2%

 

Yield
10%
Male
11.2%
Female
9.3%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$25


Graduate

Unknown



Open Admission (will accept all who apply)

Yes

Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual credit


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