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Multnomah Bible College Admission Requirements

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Your chances of getting into Multnomah University

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

53.4%
Admission Difficulty for Multnomah University
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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Multnomah Bible College is 53.4%.  Its admission rate is the 4th lowest in Oregon.

Admission Selectivity

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

Multnomah Bible College is a more competitive school to get into. You have a good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 253 out of the 474 who applied were admitted.

Multnomah University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.25. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Multnomah Bible College?

53% 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 Multnomah University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.25 or better
  • Earn B grades in high school
  • Score 1140 on the SAT
  • Score 22 on the ACT
  • Graduate in the top half of your high school class

Multnomah Bible College GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.25

Typical High School Grades 

B

What GPA do you need to get into Multnomah University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Multnomah Bible College are to have around a 3.25 high school GPA. You are required to have above average high school grades.

If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Multnomah Bible College accepts 53% of students who apply.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Multnomah Bible College is 3.25 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B letter grades and regularly score around 83-86 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #17 in Oregon for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Multnomah Bible 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 3.2 GPA range.

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Multnomah Bible College SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Multnomah University. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 7% of students submitted SAT scores and 6% submitted ACT scores for admission for the most recent academic year..

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

1050-1220

Applicants Submitting SAT 

7%
SAT Scores for Multnomah University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 480
Math 25th Percentile 570
Composite 25th Percentile 1050
SAT Scores for Multnomah University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 610
Math 75th Percentile 610
Composite 75th Percentile 1220
Average SAT Score 1140

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Multnomah University?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Multnomah Bible College is 1140 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 1050-1220. Students who get into Multnomah University score in the top 51 percent of all SAT test takers..  Multnomah Bible College ranks #10 in the state of Oregon for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1140 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Multnomah Bible College regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 1050, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 960, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Multnomah University 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 1140 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 1135, you have around a 53% chance of being admitted. A 1220 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 68% chance of getting in.

Multnomah University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1220 and Above Good >68%
1135 to 1220 Avg + 53%-68%
1050 to 1135 Avg - 37%-53%
965 to 1050 Reach 24%-37%
Less than 965 Low <24%
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Multnomah Bible College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

16-28 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

6%
ACT Scores for Multnomah University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 19
Math 25th Percentile 16
Composite 25th Percentile 16
ACT Scores for Multnomah University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 26
Math 75th Percentile 24
Composite 75th Percentile 28
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to Multnomah Bible College is 22, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 16 and 28.  The school ranks #11 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 22. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 16 and score in the score in the top 75 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 10.

6 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Multnomah University.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as Multnomah University 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 Multnomah Bible College for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 22 score has around 53% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 68% with a 28 ACT score.

Multnomah University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
28 and Above Good >68%
22 to 28 Avg + 53%-68%
16 to 22 Avg - 37%-53%
10 to 16 Reach 24%-37%
Less than 10 Low <24%
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High School Class Rank

62% of Multnomah University freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 40% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted Multnomah University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 40%
Top 50% of class 62%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

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

Multnomah University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 210 264 474
Accepted 104 149 253
Acceptance Rate 50% 56% 53%
Enrolled 38 52 90
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 35% 36%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 1, 2024

Days left to Apply

46

Applicants have 46 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Multnomah University is $40.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Multnomah University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Multnomah University 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 Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not required for admission, but considered if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Multnomah University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Admission Requirements Summary

Because Multnomah Bible College is fairly competitive, you have a decent chance of acceptance with the right GPA and test scores. If you have a 3.25 GPA, you have a good shot at getting in. An SAT score of 1140 will further improve your application. If you can get a 1220 on the SAT you will have a very good chance on getting in. Additionally a 22 on the ACT places you in a strong position.

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209287 IPEDS survey data for Multnomah University.

FAQs

Does Multnomah University prefer SAT or ACT?

7% of students submit their SAT scores to Multnomah Bible College. 6% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Multnomah University?

53% of those who apply are granted admission to Multnomah Bible College. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Multnomah University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1220. The average SAT score is 1135. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Multnomah University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 28. The average ACT score is 22. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.