|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
Can I get into BLC? 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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1130|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1300|
|Estimated Average SAT||1220|
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.
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Estimated Average ACT||22|
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.
|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%|
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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|
67% of Bethany Lutheran College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||44%||44%||44%|
Applicants have 66 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to BLC before the Jul 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|May 4||May 17|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 8||Jun 18|
What are the requirements for admission to Bethany Lutheran College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.