Overall Reed College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1290 - 1480
- ACT Scores: 29 - 33
- Average GPA: 3.9
How Hard Is It to Get into Reed College
Applicant Selectivity: Moderately Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Reed is considered moderately selective. Many accepted applicants score in the mid-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Reed College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in OR
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
Reed College is committed to enrolling students who will both contribute to and benefit from its distinctive academic and social environment, who are serious about intellectual inquiry and scholarship and who will honor the diversity of thought inherent in the College. Although Reed does not require completion of specific secondary school courses, competitive applicants will have pursued more demanding studies at the secondary level.
Admission to Reed College is based on a close examination of student credentials, including academic performance, unique accomplishments, pursuits, and perspective, and an understanding of Reed. Applicants are required to submit SAT or ACT official results. Additional test results, such as from the Advanced Placement, SAT II, and International Baccalaureate, are optional.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||670 - 760|
|Math||620 - 720|
|Total Score:||1290 - 1480|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|English||30 - 35|
|Math||26 - 32|
|Composite Score:||29 - 33|