I wanted to refresh the Kelley petition thread from last year for this year.
For prospective Kelley students who don’t meet the criteria, keep in mind that the only thing that Kelley considers for petitions are:
- High school performance (grades, rigor in the context of your school, class rank)
- Test scores (if available)
- Provided essays
Typically most competitive petitions exceed the direct admission criteria in either test scores or GPA. For instance, a student might have a 3.9 GPA or 32 ACT.
No other supplementary materials are considered, so if you have something else to share with Kelley then make sure to include it in the respective essay.
The middle 50% of approved petitions for fall 2020 were:
GPA: 3.70 to 4.0 SAT superscore (Math and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing): 1290 to 1390 ACT superscore (Composite): 28 to 32
Also, there was a 65% petition acceptance rate last year.
Good luck to all!