|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
Can I get into BAC? The school has a 99% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,478 out of 1,490 applicants were admitted making Belmont Abbey College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Belmont Abbey College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 27% 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||540|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Estimated Average SAT||1140|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Belmont Abbey College?
Belmont Abbey College typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 1140 out of 1600. 54 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|
|1220 and Above||Good||>99%|
|1140 to 1220||Avg +||99%-99%|
|1060 to 1140||Avg -||98%-99%|
|980 to 1060||Reach||97%-98%|
|Less than 980||Low||<97%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Estimated Average ACT||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into BAC?
Admission data indicates that BAC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Belmont Abbey College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>99%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||99%-99%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||98%-99%|
|15 to 18||Reach||97%-98%|
|Less than 15||Low||<97%|
You will need about average high school grades to get into Belmont Abbey College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Belmont Abbey College was 3.13 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.13 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as BAC accepts 99% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||27%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||14%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
60% of Belmont Abbey College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||8%|
|Top 25% of class||26%|
|Top 50% of class||60%|
|Bottom 50% of class||40%|
|Bottom 25% of class||14%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||30%||27%|
Applicants have 102 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to BAC before the Aug 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|May 4||May 17|
|Jun 1||Jul 10|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 8||Jun 18|
|Jul 13||Jul 23|
What are the requirements for admission to Belmont Abbey College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|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=197984 IPEDS survey data for Belmont Abbey College.