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Private 4 Year

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Conway, Arkansas

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Chances of getting into Central Baptist College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
40%
Admission Difficulty for Central Baptist College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into CBC and can I get accepted? The school has a 40% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 212 out of 530 applicants were admitted making CBC a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. Central Baptist College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 50% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

CBC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
858-1063
Applicants Submitting SAT
18%
SAT Scores for Central Baptist College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 418
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 858
SAT Scores for Central Baptist College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 520
SAT Math 75th 543
SAT Composite 75th 1063
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 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 858 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 760. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 18 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Central Baptist College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1063 and Above Good >53%
960 to 1063 Avg + 40%-53%
858 to 960 Avg - 28%-40%
756 to 858 Reach 19%-28%
Less than 756 Low <19%
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CBC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
84%
ACT Scores for Central Baptist College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 #14 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Central Baptist College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >56%
19 to 22 Avg + 40%-56%
17 to 19 Avg - 30%-40%
15 to 17 Reach 22%-30%
Less than 15 Low <22%
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CBC GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into Central Baptist College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into CBC. 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. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to CBC will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.15 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Central Baptist College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 264 266 530
Accepted 107 105 212
Acceptance Rate 41% 39% 40%
Enrolled 52 53 105
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 49% 50% 50%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
123

Applicants have 123 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Central Baptist College and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does Central Baptist College prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Central Baptist College?

40% 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.

What SAT score is required for Central Baptist College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 858 and 1063. 18% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Central Baptist College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 84% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.