Bluefield, Virginia

Bluefield College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Bluefield College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Bluefield College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Bluefield College and can I get accepted? The school has a 95% acceptance rate ranking it #43 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,090 out of 1,143 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 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Bluefield College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
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 530
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1060
Average SAT Score 980

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

Bluefield College typically requires 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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 980 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Bluefield College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1060 and Above Good >97%
980 to 1060 Avg + 95%-97%
900 to 980 Avg - 92%-95%
820 to 900 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 820 Low <87%
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Bluefield College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Bluefield College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Bluefield College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 19
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 20
Average ACT Score 18

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 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #35 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bluefield College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Bluefield College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
20 and Above Good >97%
18 to 20 Avg + 95%-97%
16 to 18 Avg - 92%-95%
14 to 16 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 14 Low <87%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will 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 95% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

Bluefield College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 399 744 1,143
Accepted 387 703 1,090
Acceptance Rate 97% 94% 95%
Enrolled 54 168 222
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 24% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bluefield College and what considerations affect 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

95% 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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1060. 69% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 20. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.