Chances of getting into Central Baptist College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
60.7%
Admission Difficulty for Central Baptist College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into CBC and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 263 out of 433 applicants were admitted making CBC a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 78 percent. Central Baptist College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 49% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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CBC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
880-1030
Applicants Submitting SAT
18%
SAT Scores for Central Baptist College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 420
SAT Composite 25th 880
SAT Scores for Central Baptist College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 530
SAT Math 75th 500
SAT Composite 75th 1030
Average SAT Score 960

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Central Baptist College?

Central Baptist College typically requires applicants to be in the top 81 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 880 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 18 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Central Baptist College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1030 and Above Good >73%
955 to 1030 Avg + 61%-73%
880 to 955 Avg - 48%-61%
805 to 880 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 805 Low <35%
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CBC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
84%
ACT Scores for Central Baptist College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Central Baptist College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into CBC?

Admission data indicates that CBC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Arkansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 84 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Central Baptist College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Central Baptist College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >73%
19 to 22 Avg + 61%-73%
16 to 19 Avg - 48%-61%
13 to 16 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 13 Low <35%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.15*
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Central Baptist College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Central Baptist College was 3.15 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Arkansas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as CBC accepts 61% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Central Baptist College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 190 243 433
Accepted 115 148 263
Acceptance Rate 61% 61% 61%
Enrolled 53 75 128
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 46% 51% 49%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
38

Applicants have 38 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to CBC before the Aug 15 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Central Baptist College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Central Baptist College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Central Baptist College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106713 IPEDS survey data for Central Baptist College.

Frequently Asked Questions

18% of students submit their SAT scores to CBC. 84% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

61% of those who apply are granted admission to CBC. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 880 and 1030. 18% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 22. 84% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.