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BAC Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

99.2%
Admission Difficulty for Belmont Abbey College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery 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.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1060-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
54%
SAT Scores for Belmont Abbey College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for Belmont Abbey College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1220
SAT Scores you need to get in

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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Belmont Abbey College admission chances by SAT score
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 Requirements

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
47%
ACT Scores for Belmont Abbey College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Belmont Abbey College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Belmont Abbey College admission chances by ACT score
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%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.13
Typical High School Grades
B

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Belmont Abbey College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 12% Good
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

Admission Statistics

Belmont Abbey College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 743 737 1,490
Accepted 739 729 1,478
Acceptance Rate 99% 99% 99%
Enrolled 184 217 401
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 30% 27%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
162

Applicants have 162 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
Mar 9 Mar 22
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Apr 13 Apr 23
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Belmont Abbey College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Belmont Abbey College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Belmont Abbey College
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=197984 IPEDS survey data for Belmont Abbey College.