Chances of getting into Bethany Lutheran College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
79.1%
Admission Difficulty for Bethany Lutheran College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into BLC and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate. Last year, 307 out of 388 applicants were admitted making Bethany Lutheran College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. Bethany Lutheran College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 44% 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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BLC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1130-1300
Applicants Submitting SAT
5%
SAT Scores for Bethany Lutheran College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for Bethany Lutheran College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1300
Average SAT Score 1220

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

Bethany Lutheran College typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. 5 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Bethany Lutheran College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1300 and Above Good >86%
1215 to 1300 Avg + 79%-86%
1130 to 1215 Avg - 69%-79%
1045 to 1130 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 1045 Low <57%
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BLC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
89%
ACT Scores for Bethany Lutheran College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Bethany Lutheran College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that BLC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bethany Lutheran College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Bethany Lutheran College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >88%
22 to 25 Avg + 79%-88%
20 to 22 Avg - 71%-79%
18 to 20 Reach 62%-71%
Less than 18 Low <62%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need above average high school grades to get into Bethany Lutheran College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bethany Lutheran College was 3.33 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.33 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as BLC accepts 79% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Bethany Lutheran College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 29% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 16% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 9% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

67% of Bethany Lutheran College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Bethany Lutheran College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 32%
Top 50% of class 67%
Bottom 50% of class 33%
Bottom 25% of class 10%

Admission Statistics

Bethany Lutheran College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 197 191 388
Accepted 163 144 307
Acceptance Rate 83% 75% 79%
Enrolled 72 64 136
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 44% 44% 44%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jul 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

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

Bethany Lutheran 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 Lutheran 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=173142 IPEDS survey data for Bethany Lutheran College.