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Greenville, South Carolina

Bob Jones University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Bob Jones University

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Bob Jones University? Bob Jones University is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Bob Jones University directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

Bob Jones University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1040-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
18%
SAT Scores for Bob Jones University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for Bob Jones University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1260
Average SAT Score 1150

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Bob Jones University?

Bob Jones University typically requires applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. 18 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

Bob Jones University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >91%
1150 to 1260 Avg + 86%-91%
1040 to 1150 Avg - 78%-86%
930 to 1040 Reach 68%-78%
Less than 930 Low <68%
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Bob Jones University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
92%
ACT Scores for Bob Jones University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Bob Jones University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Bob Jones University?

Admission data indicates that Bob Jones University 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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bob Jones University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Bob Jones University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >92%
23 to 27 Avg + 86%-92%
20 to 23 Avg - 80%-86%
17 to 20 Reach 71%-80%
Less than 17 Low <71%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.42
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Bob Jones University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bob Jones University was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.42 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Bob Jones University accepts 86% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Bob Jones University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 10% Good
3.50 to 3.75 23% Good
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 13% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 13% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 4% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

64% of Bob Jones University freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Bob Jones University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 0%
Top 25% of class 17%
Top 50% of class 36%
Bottom 50% of class 64%
Bottom 25% of class 36%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
14

Applicants have 14 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bob Jones University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Bob Jones University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217749 IPEDS survey data for Bob Jones University.