Can I get into BC? The school has a 53% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,949 out of 7,486 applicants were admitted making BC a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Bridgewater College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||990|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Bridgewater College?
Bridgewater College typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 895. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1085 out of 1600. 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1180 and Above||Good||>66%|
|1085 to 1180||Avg +||53%-66%|
|990 to 1085||Avg -||40%-53%|
|895 to 990||Reach||28%-40%|
|Less than 895||Low||<28%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into BC?
Admission data indicates that BC 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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. 20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bridgewater College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>66%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||53%-66%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||40%-53%|
|17 to 20||Reach||28%-40%|
|Less than 17||Low||<28%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Bridgewater College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bridgewater College was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as BC accepts 53% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||15%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||13%||19%||15%|
What are the requirements for admission to Bridgewater College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=231581 IPEDS survey data for Bridgewater College.