Flagler College-St Augustine

Flagler: 2020 Requirements, Scores & GPAs

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This is the go-to guide for getting into Flagler College-St Augustine. We suggest you read until the end... Not only will we layout the exact GPA and test scores you should aim for when applying to Flagler, but we’ll also offer creative ways to help your application stand out from the pack. We breakdown Flagler statistics better than any article out there and show you how these have changed over time. Also, make sure to check out Flagler College-St Augustine on CampusReel to see what it’s really like here. If you're interesting in transferring to Flagler, the read our transfer guide. Here’s what we’re about to cover:

What GPA do you need to get into Flagler College-St Augustine?

Flagler College-St Augustine’s average GPA is 3.53. Flagler College-St Augustine does require GPA. This average GPA means Flagler College-St Augustine is very selective. Often times, schools in this range are trying to increase their selectivity and “prestige”. We can’t read the minds of Flagler application readers, but they likely want to increase the average GPA from 3.53 to 3.71 this year - to play it safe, we recommend striving for the 3.71 GPA.

*BEFORE CONTINUING PLEASE NOTE: GPA and “prestige” DO NOT mean a college is right for you. Flagler College-St Augustine may seem amazing on paper, but you may hate it... That’s why 700,000 students transfer colleges every year - they end up going to the wrong school. It’s crucial to watch the videos on CampusReel and make sure you can envision yourself on Flagler’s campus. These Flagler admission statistics do not sufficiently tell you what a college or university is like.

What is Flagler College-St Augustine’s acceptance rate?

Last year Flagler College-St Augustine’s acceptance rate was 50.48. However, check out how the acceptance rate has changed over time.

2016 2017 2018
Acceptance Rate 55.0 % 57.0 % 50.48 %

As you can see, Flagler College-St Augustine is getting more and more difficult to get into. If this trend continue it’s likely that Flagler will be even more competitive by the time you apply.

Acceptance rate alone does not indicate your likelihood for getting into Flagler - it’s a very high level understanding of the true competition. Use the acceptance rate as a general guide for curating a list of 10-15 schools that fall into different ranges of competitiveness. Then, use the below data to get a deeper understanding of how your application will compare to the rest of the pool.

Does Flagler College-St Augustine Require Test Scores?

Flagler College-St Augustine requires that you either take the SAT or ACT. See the table below for how Flagler College-St Augustine’s accepted students have performed on both tests. You may be wondering how many test scores should you submit. Generally, don’t freak out about taking the test too often. Industry consensus is that you can submit up to 6 tests as a reasonable limit.

Flagler College-St Augustine SAT Requirements

Flagler College-St Augustine’s average SAT score is 1055 - this is the sum of the math and reading portions of the SAT (the 1600 scale). Check out the below table for a deeper look into how students performed - it’s also very interesting to look at the average test score over time. The trend over time helps give insight into whether Flagler College-St Augustine is getting more or less competitive.

25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
Math 470 560 515
Reading 490 590 540
2019 Total 960 1150 1055
2018 Total - - -
2017 Total - - -

Flagler College-St Augustine’s average SAT score is 1055. To be a competitive applicant for Flagler College-St Augustine your SAT score should come close to the average. If you’re closer to the 960, you’re likely going to have a tougher time getting accepted. To consider Flagler College-St Augustine a “target” school (one that you are likely to get into) you should aim for a score of 1150.

Flagler College-St Augustine ACT Requirements

Flagler College-St Augustine’s average ACT score is 68. To be a competitive applicant for Flagler College-St Augustine your ACT score should come close to the average. If you’re closer to the 61, you’re likely going to have a tougher time getting accepted. To consider Flagler College-St Augustine a “target” school (one that you have a good chance of getting into) you should aim for a score of 76.

25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
Math 18 24 21
Reading 21 26 23
Writing 22 26 24
2019 Total 61 76 68
2018 Total - - -
2017 Total - - -

Flagler College-St Augustine Requirements

Now you know where you need to be for getting into Flagler College-St Augustine from a grade and test score perspective. Let’s quickly outline what else you’ll need to provide for your application to get reviewed, and then we’ll move onto the most important section: differentiating your app.

Recommendations Status
School Rank Neither required nor recommended
GPA Required
School Record Required

How to get into Flagler

Follow these steps to maximize your chances of getting into Flagler. Everything you read above will help prepare you for what you need to achieve to have a shot at Flagler, but these steps will take you even further in applying that knowledge and differentiating your application.

Main Academic Excellence that is in line with Flagler admission standards.

  1. Score at least a 1055 on the SAT or 68 on the ACT.
  2. Maintain a GPA of at least a 3.53.

Join Extracurriculars that Align with Flagler’s Values.

  1. Join your school band, a sports team or another group activity. If Flagler College-St Augustine values music heavily, for example, then try to participate in an organization related to that topic.
  2. Volunteer in your hometown. Saint Augustine has tons of ways to be involved beyond just the college. Flagler College-St Augustine wants applicants that are also good ambassadors for the school - they want students who will give back to the local community and broader Saint Augustine area in general.
  3. Spend your summer doing something that speaks to your values, personal growth, leadership qualities and other less quantifiable characteristics. Flagler needs to see past your test scores and grades - they need to know that you will be a valuable and contributing member of their community. You are more than grades and test scores - your experiences should demonstrate that.

Prepare Your Application

  1. Write a stellar essay that shows Flagler College-St Augustine something they can’t figure out from the other parts of your application. For a detailed guide on writing the best college essay, check this out.
  2. Get teacher recs that speak to your character. If you know what you’re majoring in and include that in your Flagler app, try to have at least 1 recommendation from a teacher in that department.
  3. Apply Before the Deadline. Too many students wait until the last minute to submit their application, and too much can go wrong during this precious time window. Since many students are applying on the last day, it’s possible that Flagler’s own system crashes. Don’t risk the added stress this can cause - submit your app a few days early.

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