|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
Can I get into Bluffton University? The school has a 49% acceptance rate. Last year, 863 out of 1,767 applicants were admitted making Bluffton University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Bluffton University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 24% 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||460|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1150|
|Estimated Average SAT||1050|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Bluffton University?
Bluffton University typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. 9 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|
|1150 and Above||Good||>62%|
|1045 to 1150||Avg +||49%-62%|
|940 to 1045||Avg -||36%-49%|
|835 to 940||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 835||Low||<25%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Estimated Average ACT||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Bluffton University?
Admission data indicates that Bluffton University 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bluffton University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>62%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||49%-62%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||36%-49%|
|15 to 18||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 15||Low||<25%|
You will need about average high school grades to get into Bluffton University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bluffton University was 3.23 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Bluffton University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||13%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||29%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||9%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
62% of Bluffton University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||12%|
|Top 25% of class||36%|
|Top 50% of class||62%|
|Bottom 50% of class||38%|
|Bottom 25% of class||10%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||24%||24%|
Applicants have 113 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Bluffton University before the Aug 15 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 Bluffton University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|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=201371 IPEDS survey data for Bluffton University.