Saint Paul, Minnesota
Bethel University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Bethel University
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Bethel University and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,513 out of 1,812 applicants were admitted making Bethel University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 41 percent. Bethel University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Bethel University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT6%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1110|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||720|
|SAT Math 75th||700|
|SAT Composite 75th||1420|
|Average SAT Score||1270|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Bethel University?
Bethel University typically requires applicants to be in the top 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. 6 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|
|1420 and Above||Good||>89%|
|1265 to 1420||Avg +||83%-89%|
|1110 to 1265||Avg -||74%-83%|
|955 to 1110||Reach||63%-74%|
|Less than 955||Low||<63%|
Bethel University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT95%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Bethel University?
Admission data indicates that Bethel University 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 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bethel University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>89%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||83%-89%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||74%-83%|
|18 to 21||Reach||63%-74%|
|Less than 18||Low||<63%|
Avg. High School GPA3.51
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Bethel University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bethel University was 3.51 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.51 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Bethel University accepts 83% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||10%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||11%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||3%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
61% of Bethel University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||32%|
|Top 25% of class||61%|
|Top 50% of class||84%|
|Bottom 50% of class||16%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||37%||42%||39%|
What are the requirements for admission to Bethel University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173160 IPEDS survey data for Bethel University.