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Blue Mountain College Admission Requirements

Blue Mountain, Mississippi

Chances of getting into Blue Mountain College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
92.9%
Admission Difficulty for Blue Mountain College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Blue Mountain College and can I get accepted? The school has a 93% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in Mississippi for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 263 out of 283 applicants were admitted making Blue Mountain College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Blue Mountain College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 49% 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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Blue Mountain College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
890-1030
Applicants Submitting SAT
5%
SAT Scores for Blue Mountain College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 420
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for Blue Mountain College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 490
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1030
Average SAT Score 960

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

Blue Mountain 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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Mississippi for highest average SAT composite score. 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 scores are not required for admission consideration at Blue Mountain College.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Blue Mountain College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1030 and Above Good >96%
960 to 1030 Avg + 93%-96%
890 to 960 Avg - 89%-93%
820 to 890 Reach 82%-89%
Less than 820 Low <82%
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Blue Mountain College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
93%
ACT Scores for Blue Mountain College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Blue Mountain College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
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 Blue Mountain College?

Admission data indicates that Blue Mountain College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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. The school ranks #6 in Mississippi for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Blue Mountain College.

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Blue Mountain College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Blue Mountain College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >96%
22 to 25 Avg + 93%-96%
19 to 22 Avg - 89%-93%
16 to 19 Reach 82%-89%
Less than 16 Low <82%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.42
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Blue Mountain College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Blue Mountain College was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in Mississippi for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.42 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Blue Mountain College accepts 93% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Blue Mountain College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 31% Good
3.50 to 3.75 22% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 14% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 7% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

68% of Blue Mountain College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Blue Mountain College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 38%
Top 50% of class 68%
Bottom 50% of class 32%
Bottom 25% of class 9%

Admission Statistics

Blue Mountain College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 168 115 283
Accepted 155 108 263
Acceptance Rate 92% 94% 93%
Enrolled 70 59 129
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 45% 55% 49%

Admission Requirements

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

Blue Mountain College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Blue Mountain 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=175430 IPEDS survey data for Blue Mountain College.

Frequently Asked Questions

5% of students submit their SAT scores to Blue Mountain College. 93% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

93% of those who apply are granted admission to Blue Mountain College. Admission competition is and the college has very 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 1030. 5% 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 19 and 25. 93% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.