Chadron State College Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

Chadron State College has a long and storied history. Founded in 1911, the college began as Chadron Normal School with just three faculty members and 42 students. The school’s mission was to prepare teachers for the region’s schools. Over the years, the college grew, first earning accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in 1925 and then changing its name to Chadron State Teachers College in 1949. In 1963, it became Chadron State College. In 1971, Chadron State became part of the Nebraska State College System and was granted university status in 1990. Over time, Chadron State has grown to become a comprehensive regional university offering bachelor’s degrees in more than 50 areas of study along with master’s degrees in business administration, education, educational technology leadership and nursing practice. In addition to its academic programs, it is also known for its commitment to student life on campus – from student clubs and organizations to intramural sports teams. The college is also home to several historic buildings including Old Main Hall which was built almost 100 years ago in 1922. Today Chadron State is renowned for its strong academic programs as well as its commitment to serving students through a variety of activities both on-campus and off-campus.

Chadron State College, 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 Chadron State College. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about Chadron State College, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

Chadron State College is a public university located in Chadron, Nebraska. It is a member of the Nebraska State College System and participates in the NCAA Division II athletics. The college enrolls approximately 2,500 students each year, with about 1,200 attending full-time. The student-faculty ratio is about 16:1, which allows for plenty of individual attention from instructors. About 60% of classes have fewer than 20 students enrolled.

The college offers over 50 undergraduate majors and minors as well as two master’s programs in education and business administration. The most popular majors are nursing, business administration, and criminal justice. Admission to Chadron State College is selective with an acceptance rate of 89%. Students who are accepted typically have an average GPA of 3.3 or higher and an average ACT score of 22 or higher. Financial aid opportunities are available for those who qualify, including scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs.

Fall 2022 Selectivity

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Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

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Freshman enrollment 398
Female freshman enrollment 211
Male freshman enrollment 187
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Fall 2022 Wait List

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Fall 2022 High School GPA

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Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

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Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

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ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 19-25
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ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 18-25
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ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 18-25
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