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Cornell College

CNC says:
The most competitive applicants for admission present evidence of academic motivation, preparation, and ability. The middle 50% of admitted applicants typically have a GPA between and 3.20 and a 3.90, an ACT score between a 24 and 30, and a SAT score between an 1150 and a 1350. In addition, the Admission Committee is attracted to students with well developed interests and talents, or with a willingness to get involved and to be a member of a diverse college community, and with a demonstrated commitment to service to others.
Your Combined ACT:
SAT Math + Verbal:
Your Chances at CNC
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at CNC
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
1,393
1,809
# Admitted
643
814
% Admitted
46.2%
45.0%
% Overall
45.5%

Students who got into CNC:

Tips mention: Interview (4), ACT/SAT (6), Grades (6), Sports/Extracurriculars (3), College Essay (3)
Get an interviewFeb 19 2010Economics
Get an interview, the admissions staff is very personable and friendly towards people, and very non-bureaucratic. (I got a personal signed card from my admissions officer congratulating me on getting in) If you show that you are a very intelligent, interesting person, this will boost you chances by a lot.
SAT: 1970 Male
The interviewOct 11 2008Other
The interview is ultra-important. If you show a lot of interest in the school, you have a good chance of getting in.
SAT: 1190 Female
I had good grades, a good SAT score, andNov 23 2004Computer Science
I had good grades, a good SAT score, and I wrote a pretty good essay. Getting in was not difficult.

If you want to get in, have good grades and a good SAT or ACT score. If you only have one or the other, write a killer essay and come in for an interview, if you can. That helps a lot.
SAT: 1420 Female

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