Campbell University Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

Campbell University was founded in 1887 by James Archibald Campbell, a prominent Baptist minister and educator. It began as Buies Creek Academy, a small school in the rural community of Buies Creek, North Carolina. In 1926, the school was renamed Campbell Junior College and began offering two-year Associate’s degrees. In 1961, the college became a four-year institution and was renamed Campbell College. The college continued to expand its academic programs and facilities over the next few decades until it attained university status in 1979 and changed its name to Campbell University.

Since then, Campbell University has become a top-tier institution of higher education with five academic schools offering more than 100 undergraduate majors as well as graduate programs in business, education, engineering, law and medical studies. The university has also established an impressive global presence with study abroad programs in countries such as China, Scotland and Mexico. Additionally, students can take advantage of numerous internship opportunities in research institutes across the United States and abroad. The university’s commitment to providing students with quality academic experiences is further evidenced by its campuses being named “Best Regional University” for several years running by U.S News & World Report’s Best Colleges Rankings.

Campbell University, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of Campbell University. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about Campbell University, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Campbell University is a private university located in Buies Creek, North Carolina. Founded in 1887, the school has a long and proud history of educating students. The university offers a wide variety of degree programs, ranging from undergraduate to doctoral degrees. The campus houses over 4,500 students and offers more than 150 academic programs. In terms of admissions statistics, Campbell University has an acceptance rate of 58%, which is slightly lower than the national average. Furthermore, the university has an average SAT score of 1150 and an average ACT score of 24. Additionally, the student-faculty ratio at Campbell University is 15:1 which allows for more individualized instruction and close relationships with faculty members.

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 55%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 55%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 4,185
Female applicants 2,433
Male applicants 1,752
Applicants accepted 2,281
Female applicants accepted 1,372
Male applicants accepted 909
Freshman enrollment 834
Female freshman enrollment 482
Male freshman enrollment 352
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2022 High School Rank

Freshman students submitting high school class standing 86%
Class standing breakdown
Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class 25%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class 50%
Freshmen in top 50 percent of high school class 76%
Freshmen in bottom 25 percent of high school class 1%

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA 97%
Average high school GPA 3.7
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.4-4

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 94%
SAT Critical Reading average score 511
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 450-570
SAT Math average score 527
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 470-580
SAT Writing average score 493
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 440-550
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 25%
Average ACT Composite score 23
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 20-25
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A