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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Admission Requirements

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Chances of getting into Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
76.8%
Admission Difficulty for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #73 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,717 out of 8,748 applicants were admitted making Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 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 59 percent. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 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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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT
95%
SAT Scores for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1070

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #64 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 95 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1150 and Above Good >85%
1070 to 1150 Avg + 77%-85%
990 to 1070 Avg - 66%-77%
910 to 990 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 910 Low <54%
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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
8%
ACT Scores for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
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 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

Admission data indicates that Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #63 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >86%
21 to 24 Avg + 77%-86%
19 to 21 Avg - 69%-77%
17 to 19 Reach 59%-69%
Less than 17 Low <59%
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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #58 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania accepts 77% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 20% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 21% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 7% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

68% of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 28%
Top 50% of class 68%
Bottom 50% of class 32%
Bottom 25% of class 7%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,539 3,209 8,748
Accepted 4,101 2,616 6,717
Acceptance Rate 74% 82% 77%
Enrolled 1,073 773 1,846
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 30% 27%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211158 IPEDS survey data for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

FAQs

Does Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania prefer SAT or ACT?

95% of students submit their SAT scores to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. 8% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

77% of those who apply are granted admission to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1150. 95% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 24. 8% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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