Resources › For Students and Parents Campbell University: Acceptance Rate and Admissions Statistics Share Flipboard Email Print Gerry Dincher / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 For Students and Parents College Admissions Testing Graphs College Admissions Process College Profiles College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated September 29, 2019 Campbell University is a private Christian university with an acceptance rate of 76%. Founded in 1887 and located in Buies Creek, North Carolina, Campbell is located midway between Raleigh and Fayetteville. Undergraduates can choose from over 100 majors and concentrations, and the majority of majors have an internship component. Campbell University has a 16-to-1 student/faculty ratio. On the athletic front, the Campbell University Camels compete in the NCAA Division I Big South Conference. Considering applying to Campbell University? Here are the admissions statistics you should know, including average SAT/ACT scores and GPAs of admitted students. Acceptance Rate During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, Campbell University had an acceptance rate of 76%. This means that for every 100 students who applied, 76 students were admitted, making Campbell's admissions process somewhat competitive. Admissions Statistics (2017-18) Number of Applicants 6,240 Percent Admitted 76% Percent Admitted Who Enrolled (Yield) 17% SAT Scores and Requirements Campbell requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 66% of admitted students submitted SAT scores. SAT Range (Admitted Students) Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile ERW 520 610 Math 510 600 ERW=Evidence-Based Reading and Writing This admissions data tells us that most of Campbell's admitted students fall within the top 35% nationally on the SAT. For the evidence-based reading and writing section, 50% of students admitted to Campbell scored between 520 and 610, while 25% scored below 520 and 25% scored above 610. On the math section, 50% of admitted students scored between 510 and 600, while 25% scored below 510 and 25% scored above 600. Applicants with a composite SAT score of 1210 or higher have particularly competitive chances at Campbell University. Requirements Campbell does not require the optional SAT essay section. Note that Campbell's admissions policy states that if a student takes the SAT exam multiple times they may submit their highest scores to the school. ACT Scores and Requirements Campbell University requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 67% of admitted students submitted ACT scores. ACT Range (Admitted Students) Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile English 18 24 Math 18 25 Composite 19 25 This admissions data tells us that most of Campbell's admitted students fall within the bottom 46% nationally on the ACT. The middle 50% of students admitted to Campbell received a composite ACT score between 19 and 25, while 25% scored above 25 and 25% scored below 19. Requirements Campbell does not require the ACT writing section. Note that Campbell's admissions policy states that if a student takes the ACT exam multiple times they may submit their highest scores to the school. GPA In 2018, the average high school GPA of Campbell University's incoming freshmen class was 3.86. This data suggests that most successful applications to Campbell have primarily A grades. Self-Reported GPA/SAT/ACT Graph Campbell University Applicants' Self-Reported GPA/SAT/ACT Graph. Data courtesy of Cappex. The admissions data in the graph is self-reported by applicants to Campbell University. GPAs are unweighted. Find out how you compare to accepted students, see the real-time graph, and calculate your chances of getting in with a free Cappex account. Admissions Chances Campbell University, which accepts over three-quarters of applicants, has somewhat selective admissions. If your SAT/ACT scores and GPA fall within the school's average ranges, you have a strong chance of being accepted. Keep in mind, however, that Campbell also has a holistic admissions process involving other factors beyond your grades and test scores. Academic requirements include completion of a college preparatory curriculum comprised of a minimum of four credits of English; three credits of college-prep math; and two credits each of social science, natural science, and a foreign language). Classes such as AP, IB, Honors, and Dual Enrollment courses can strengthen your application. Campbell is also looking for applicants who participate in meaningful extracurricular activities. Note that an application essay and letters or recommendation are optional pieces of the Campbell University application. Students with particularly compelling stories or achievements can still receive serious consideration even if their grades and test scores are outside Campbell's average range. In the graph above, the blue and green dots represent students who were admitted to Campbell University. You can see that most had SAT scores (ERW+M) of 900 or higher, ACT composite scores of 16 or higher, and a high school GPA of 2.7 or better. If You Like Campbell University, You May Also Like These Schools University of North Carolina - Chapel HillUniversity of North Carolina - CharlotteEast Carolina UniversityWestern Carolina UniversityAppalachian State UniversityDuke UniversityHigh Point University All admissions data has been sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and Campbell University Undergraduate Admissions Office. How Competitive Is Whittier College's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is Southeast Missouri State University's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is University of Colorado Denver's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is Western Carolina University's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is Roanoke College's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is University of Alabama's Admissions Process? 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