Resources › For Students and Parents Presentation College Admissions Share Flipboard Email Print MangoStar_Studio / Getty Images For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs 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 June 05, 2019 Presentation College has an acceptance rate of 99%, but the admissions bar isn't overly high so the school will be easily accessible to those applying with high grades and strong standardized test scores. An application can be filled out online on the school's website. As part of the application, students will also need to submit scores from the SAT or ACT, and official high school transcripts. If you have any questions about the admissions process, be sure to get in touch with a counselor in the admissions office. Also, check out Presentation's website for more information about applying, including complete guidelines/instructions, and important dates and deadlines. Admissions Data (2016) Percent of Applicants Admitted: 99%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 400 / 493SAT Math: 420 / 530SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 18 / 22ACT English: 16 / 21ACT Math: 17 / 23What these ACT numbers mean Presentation College Description Presentation College, located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, was founded in 1951. It was founded by the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and retains its Catholic traditions today. The school focuses on medical and science-based programs, with over 15 Bachelor programs to choose from, and many more at the Associate's Degree level. Popular choices include Nursing, Biology, Social Work, and Business Management. Academics are supported by a healthy 10 to 1 student/faculty ratio. Outside of the classroom, students can participate in a number of student-run groups and activities. These range from the academic to the social and artistic, including musical groups, faith-based meetings and projects, and student government. On the athletic front, the Presentation College Saints compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA); popular sports include basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, and golf. Enrollment (2016) Total Enrollment: 821 (all undergraduate)Gender Breakdown: 36% Male / 64% Female65% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17) Tuition and Fees: $19,090Books: $1,200 (why so much?)Room and Board: $8,690Other Expenses: $2,700Total Cost: $31,680 Presentation College Financial Aid (2015 - 16) Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 81%Average Amount of AidGrants: $10,732Loans: $8,310 Academic Programs Most Popular Majors: Nursing, Business, Social Work, Radiologic Technology, Biology Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 59%4-Year Graduation Rate: 37%6-Year Graduation Rate: 44% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs Men's Sports: Football, Soccer, Golf, Basketball, BaseballWomen's Sports: Volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Golf, Basketball You May Also Like These Schools Augustana CollegeUniversity of South DakotaGrand View UniversityNorthern State UniversityCreighton UniversityWayne State CollegeSouth Dakota School of MinesUniversity of WyomingBellevue University Presentation College Mission Statement Welcoming people of all faiths, Presentation College challenges learners toward academic excellence and, in the Catholic tradition, the development of the whole person.