Chances of getting into Bethany College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.8%
Admission Difficulty for Bethany College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

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, 910 out of 1,343 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 extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 70 percent. Bethany College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Bethany College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
890-1060
Applicants Submitting SAT
34%
SAT Scores for Bethany College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for Bethany College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 520
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1060
Average SAT Score 980

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

Bethany College typically requires applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 980 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 34 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

Bethany College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1060 and Above Good >78%
975 to 1060 Avg + 68%-78%
890 to 975 Avg - 56%-68%
805 to 890 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 805 Low <42%
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Bethany College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
66%
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 #16 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.

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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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will 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

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%

Admission Statistics

Bethany College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 596 747 1,343
Accepted 403 507 910
Acceptance Rate 68% 68% 68%
Enrolled 149 142 291
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 28% 32%

Admission Requirements

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

Bethany College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Bethany College. 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 890 and 1060. 34% 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 23. 66% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.