Private 4 Year

Bethany College Admission Requirements

Lindsborg, Kansas

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Chances of getting into Bethany College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Bethany College
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Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Bethany College and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 787 out of 1,163 applicants were admitted making Bethany College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Bethany College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Bethany College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bethany College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Bethany College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Bethany College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Bethany College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Bethany College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Bethany College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Bethany College 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 66 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bethany College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Bethany College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >80%
20 to 23 Avg + 68%-80%
18 to 20 Avg - 58%-68%
16 to 18 Reach 48%-58%
Less than 16 Low <48%
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Bethany College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

What GPA do you need to get into Bethany College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Bethany College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bethany College was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #21 in Kansas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Bethany College accepts 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Bethany College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 20% Good
3.50 to 3.75 11% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 27% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

63% of Bethany College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Bethany College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 8%
Top 25% of class 20%
Top 50% of class 63%
Bottom 50% of class 37%
Bottom 25% of class 11%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House


Admission Statistics

Bethany College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 400 763 1,163
Accepted 270 517 787
Acceptance Rate 68% 68% 68%
Enrolled 100 145 245
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 28% 31%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 15, 2022
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 83 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Bethany College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bethany College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Bethany College
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=154721 IPEDS survey data for Bethany College.


Does Bethany College prefer SAT or ACT?

34% of students submit their SAT scores to Bethany College. 66% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Bethany College?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Bethany College. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Bethany College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 66% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.