CBC Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Central Baptist College
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into CBC and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 256 out of 379 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 64 percent. Central Baptist College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 53% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Central Baptist College is a prized outcome for many students.
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CBC SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT7%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 7 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1170 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1070 to 1170||Avg +||68%-78%|
|970 to 1070||Avg -||56%-68%|
|870 to 970||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 870||Low||<42%|
CBC ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT92%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||20|
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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 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 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Central Baptist College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>78%|
|20 to 22||Avg +||68%-78%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||56%-68%|
|16 to 18||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 16||Low||<42%|
Avg. High School GPA3.15*
Typical High School GradesB
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 68% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||44%||60%||53%|
Applications are DueAug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply246
Applicants have 246 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.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Central Baptist College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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
7% of students submit their SAT scores to CBC. 92% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
68% 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 970 and 1170. 7% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.