MBTS Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into MBTS? The school has a 95% acceptance rate. Last year, 52 out of 55 applicants were admitted making Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 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 46 percent. Of those applicants who were admitted, 65% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is a prized outcome for many students.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1090
SAT Scores for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1310
Estimated Average SAT 1200
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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary?

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary typically requires 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 980. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. 10 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

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >97%
1200 to 1310 Avg + 95%-97%
1090 to 1200 Avg - 92%-95%
980 to 1090 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 980 Low <87%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 25
Estimated Average ACT 22
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that MBTS 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. 56 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >97%
22 to 25 Avg + 95%-97%
20 to 22 Avg - 93%-95%
18 to 20 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 18 Low <89%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 25 30 55
Accepted 24 28 52
Acceptance Rate 96% 93% 95%
Enrolled 19 15 34
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 79% 54% 65%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
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=178208 IPEDS survey data for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.