BAC Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Belmont Abbey College
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into BAC and can I get accepted? The school has a 99% acceptance rate ranking it #59 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. 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.
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BAC SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT54%
|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|
|Average SAT Score||1140|
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. The school ranks #21 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 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%|
BAC ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT47%
|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|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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. The school ranks #19 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.13
Typical High School GradesB
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. The school ranks #29 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. 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%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply291
Applicants have 291 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
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|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
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.