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Vancleve, Kentucky

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Chances of getting into Kentucky Mountain Bible College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
39%
Admission Difficulty for Kentucky Mountain Bible College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition High 
How hard is it to get into KMBC and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at KMBC is 39%.  It ranks #3 in Kentucky and #147 in the nation for lowest rate of acceptance. KMBC is a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 26 out of 66 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent (SAT 1090/1170 ACT 21/22). Kentucky Mountain Bible College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.33. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Kentucky Mountain Bible College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

KMBC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1090-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT 
13%
SAT Scores for Kentucky Mountain Bible College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1090
SAT Scores for Kentucky Mountain Bible College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1130

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Kentucky Mountain Bible College?

Kentucky Mountain Bible College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 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 1050. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. KMBC ranks #7 in Kentucky for highest average SAT composite score. 13 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Kentucky Mountain Bible College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1170 and Above Good >55%
1130 to 1170 Avg + 39%-55%
1090 to 1130 Avg - 25%-39%
1050 to 1090 Reach 15%-25%
Less than 1050 Low <15%
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KMBC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
21-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
75%
ACT Scores for Kentucky Mountain Bible College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Kentucky Mountain Bible College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 19
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that KMBC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Kentucky for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 75 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Kentucky Mountain Bible College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Kentucky Mountain Bible College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
22 and Above Good >70%
21 to 22 Avg + 39%-70%
21 to 21 Avg - 39%-39%
21 to 21 Reach 39%-39%
Less than 21 Low <39%
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KMBC GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.33
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Kentucky Mountain Bible College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into KMBC. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Kentucky Mountain Bible College was 3.33 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 in Kentucky for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to KMBC will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

High School Class Rank

66% of Kentucky Mountain Bible College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Kentucky Mountain Bible College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 0%
Top 25% of class 16%
Top 50% of class 66%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Kentucky Mountain Bible College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 38 28 66
Accepted 15 11 26
Acceptance Rate 39% 39% 39%
Enrolled 4 7 11
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 64% 42%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Kentucky Mountain Bible College is $25.

Application Requirements

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

Kentucky Mountain Bible College Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Kentucky Mountain Bible 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=157030 IPEDS survey data for Kentucky Mountain Bible College.

FAQs

Does Kentucky Mountain Bible College prefer SAT or ACT?

13% of students submit their SAT scores to KMBC. 75% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Kentucky Mountain Bible College?

39% of those who apply are granted admission to KMBC. Admission competition is high and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Kentucky Mountain Bible College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1090 and 1170. 13% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Kentucky Mountain Bible College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 22. 75% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.