Chances of getting into Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
62.3%
Admission Difficulty for Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into FBBC&TS and can I get accepted? The school has a 62% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Iowa for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 109 out of 175 applicants were admitted making FBBC&TS a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 73% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

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FBBC&TS SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
21%
SAT Scores for Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1260
Average SAT Score 1110

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary?

Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 790. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in Iowa for highest average SAT composite score. 21 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

Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >74%
1105 to 1260 Avg + 62%-74%
950 to 1105 Avg - 49%-62%
795 to 950 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 795 Low <36%
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FBBC&TS ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
82%
ACT Scores for Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into FBBC&TS?

Admission data indicates that FBBC&TS 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 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 in Iowa for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 82 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >75%
21 to 25 Avg + 62%-75%
18 to 21 Avg - 51%-62%
15 to 18 Reach 40%-51%
Less than 15 Low <40%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.39
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary was 3.39 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #17 in Iowa for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as FBBC&TS accepts 62% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 25% Good
3.50 to 3.75 34% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 3% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 3% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

High School Class Rank

57% of Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 36%
Top 50% of class 43%
Bottom 50% of class 57%
Bottom 25% of class 36%

Admission Statistics

Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 91 84 175
Accepted 67 42 109
Acceptance Rate 74% 50% 62%
Enrolled 46 34 80
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 69% 81% 73%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153320 IPEDS survey data for Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary.

Frequently Asked Questions

21% of students submit their SAT scores to FBBC&TS. 82% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

62% of those who apply are granted admission to FBBC&TS. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1260. 21% 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 18 and 25. 82% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.