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Bloomfield College Admission Requirements

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Your chances of getting into Bloomfield College

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

78.2%
Admission Difficulty for Bloomfield College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Bloomfield College is 78.2%.  Its admission rate is the 19th lowest in New Jersey.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Bloomfield College and can you get accepted?

Bloomfield College is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 2,798 out of the 3,579 who applied were admitted.

Bloomfield College typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.69. 8% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Bloomfield College?

78% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Bloomfield College you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 2.69 or better
  • Earn C+ grades in high school
  • Score 870 on the SAT
  • Score 15 on the ACT

Bloomfield College GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

2.69

Typical High School Grades 

C+

What GPA do you need to get into Bloomfield College?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Bloomfield College are to have around a 2.69 high school GPA. You can get into Bloomfield College with below average high school grades.

If your high school grades are above the average 2.69 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Bloomfield College accepts 78% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Bloomfield College is 2.69 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn C+ letter grades and regularly score around 77-79 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #28 in New Jersey for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Bloomfield College is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 2.7 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Bloomfield College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 1.5% Good
3.75 to 3.99 2.5% Good
3.50 to 3.74 7.3% Good
3.25 to 3.49 8.7% Good
3.00 to 3.24 17.5% Avg +
2.50 to 2.99 23.6% Avg -
2.00 to 2.49 28.7% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 10.2% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Bloomfield College SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Bloomfield College. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 10% of students submitted SAT scores and 3% submitted ACT scores for admission for the most recent academic year..

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

770-960

Applicants Submitting SAT 

10%
SAT Scores for Bloomfield College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 410
Math 25th Percentile 360
Composite 25th Percentile 770
SAT Scores for Bloomfield College
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 460
Math 75th Percentile 500
Composite 75th Percentile 960
Average SAT Score 870

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Bloomfield College?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Bloomfield College is 870 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 770-960. Students who get into Bloomfield College score in the top 93 percent of all SAT test takers..  Bloomfield College ranks #26 in the state of New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 870 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Bloomfield College regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 770 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 770, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 670, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Bloomfield College is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 870 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 865, you have around a 78% chance of being admitted. A 960 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 87% chance of getting in.

Bloomfield College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
960 and Above Good >87%
865 to 960 Avg + 78%-87%
770 to 865 Avg - 65%-78%
675 to 770 Reach 50%-65%
Less than 675 Low <50%
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Bloomfield College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

14-16 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

3%
ACT Scores for Bloomfield College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 13
Math 25th Percentile 14
Composite 25th Percentile 14
ACT Scores for Bloomfield College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 18
Math 75th Percentile 17
Composite 75th Percentile 16
Average ACT Score 15

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for students to get into Bloomfield College?

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to Bloomfield College is 15, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 14 and 16.  The school ranks #22 in New Jersey for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 15. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 14 and score in the score in the top 87 percent nationally.

3 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bloomfield College.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as Bloomfield College is test optional. The policy from the school on ACT scores is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into Bloomfield College for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 15 score has around 78% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 87% with a 16 ACT score.

Bloomfield College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
16 and Above Good >87%
15 to 16 Avg + 78%-87%
14 to 15 Avg - 65%-78%
13 to 14 Reach 50%-65%
Less than 13 Low <50%
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Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Bloomfield College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,273 1,299 3,579
Accepted 1,805 988 2,798
Acceptance Rate 79% 76% 78%
Enrolled 136 99 235
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 8% 10% 8%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 1, 2024

Days left to Apply

16

Applicants have 16 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Bloomfield College is $40.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bloomfield College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Bloomfield College Application Requirements
Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Recommendations Required to be considered for admission
Demonstration of Competencies Not required for admission, but considered if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Bloomfield College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Admission Requirements Summary

Because Bloomfield College is lightly competitive to get into, you have a very good chance of acceptance with the right GPA and test scores. If you have a 2.69 GPA, you are almost certain to getting in. Combining this with an SAT score of 870 and ACT of 15 will almost guarantee your admission.

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Bloomfield College often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=183822 IPEDS survey data for Bloomfield College.

FAQs

Does Bloomfield College prefer SAT or ACT?

10% of students submit their SAT scores to Bloomfield College. 3% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Bloomfield College?

78% of those who apply are granted admission to Bloomfield College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Bloomfield College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 770 and 960. The average SAT score is 865. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Bloomfield College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 14 and 16. The average ACT score is 15. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.