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Bluefield College Admission Requirements

Bluefield, Virginia

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Chances of getting into Bluefield College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
99.4%
Admission Difficulty for Bluefield College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Bluefield College and can I get accepted? The school has a 99% acceptance rate ranking it #45 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,525 out of 1,534 applicants were admitted making Bluefield College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent. Bluefield College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Bluefield College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bluefield College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
900-1070
Applicants Submitting SAT
69%
SAT Scores for Bluefield College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Bluefield College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1070
Average SAT Score 990

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Bluefield College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. The school ranks #33 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 69 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Bluefield College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1070 and Above Good >99%
985 to 1070 Avg + 99%-99%
900 to 985 Avg - 98%-99%
815 to 900 Reach 97%-98%
Less than 815 Low <97%
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Bluefield College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
30%
ACT Scores for Bluefield College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Bluefield College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Bluefield College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #33 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bluefield College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Bluefield College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >99%
19 to 22 Avg + 99%-99%
16 to 19 Avg - 98%-99%
13 to 16 Reach 97%-98%
Less than 13 Low <97%
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Bluefield College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.0
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Bluefield College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Bluefield College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bluefield College was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #37 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.0 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Bluefield College accepts 99% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Bluefield College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 19% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 10% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 14% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 3% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

66% of Bluefield College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Bluefield College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 0%
Top 25% of class 0%
Top 50% of class 66%
Bottom 50% of class 34%
Bottom 25% of class 0%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Bluefield College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 717 817 1,534
Accepted 715 810 1,525
Acceptance Rate 100% 99% 99%
Enrolled 59 129 188
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 8% 16% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 31, 2022
Days left to Apply
343

Applicants have 343 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 31, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Bluefield College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bluefield College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Bluefield College
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=231554 IPEDS survey data for Bluefield College.

FAQs

Does Bluefield College prefer SAT or ACT?

69% of students submit their SAT scores to Bluefield College. 30% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Bluefield College?

99% of those who apply are granted admission to Bluefield College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Bluefield College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1070. 69% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Bluefield College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 22. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.