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Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lancaster Bible College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Lancaster Bible College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
71.8%
Admission Difficulty for Lancaster Bible College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Lancaster Bible College and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #55 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 270 out of 376 applicants were admitted making Lancaster Bible College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 53 percent. Of those applicants who were admitted, 59% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Lancaster Bible College is a prized outcome for many students.

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Lancaster Bible College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
81%
SAT Scores for Lancaster Bible College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Lancaster Bible College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1240
Average SAT Score 1130

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lancaster Bible College?

Lancaster Bible College typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #69 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 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

Lancaster Bible College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >81%
1130 to 1240 Avg + 72%-81%
1020 to 1130 Avg - 60%-72%
910 to 1020 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 910 Low <47%
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Lancaster Bible College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
23%
ACT Scores for Lancaster Bible College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Lancaster Bible College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Lancaster Bible College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #56 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lancaster Bible College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Lancaster Bible College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >83%
22 to 25 Avg + 72%-83%
20 to 22 Avg - 63%-72%
18 to 20 Reach 52%-63%
Less than 18 Low <52%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Lancaster Bible College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Lancaster Bible College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 191 185 376
Accepted 137 133 270
Acceptance Rate 72% 72% 72%
Enrolled 73 86 159
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 53% 65% 59%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Lancaster Bible College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Lancaster Bible College
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=213400 IPEDS survey data for Lancaster Bible College.