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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
73.3%
Admission Difficulty for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #57 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,093 out of 9,683 applicants were admitted making Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 26% 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
1050-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
94%
SAT Scores for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 590
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 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #64 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 94 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

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >82%
1135 to 1220 Avg + 73%-82%
1050 to 1135 Avg - 61%-73%
965 to 1050 Reach 48%-61%
Less than 965 Low <48%
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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
11%
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 #66 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 11 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

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 >84%
21 to 24 Avg + 73%-84%
19 to 21 Avg - 64%-73%
17 to 19 Reach 54%-64%
Less than 17 Low <54%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need 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 #46 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania accepts 73% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,032 3,651 9,683
Accepted 4,280 2,813 7,093
Acceptance Rate 71% 77% 73%
Enrolled 1,075 785 1,860
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 28% 26%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and what considerations affect 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

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