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Appalachian Bible College Admission Requirements

Mount Hope, West Virginia

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Your chances of getting into Appalachian Bible College

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

46%
Admission Difficulty for Appalachian Bible College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Moderate 
Applicant Competition Average 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Appalachian Bible College is 46%.  Its admission rate is the lowest in West Virginia and the 181st lowest the nation.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Appalachian Bible College and can you get accepted?

Appalachian Bible College is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 42 out of the 91 who applied were admitted.

The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent (SAT 1035/1190 ACT 19/26). Appalachian Bible College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.32. Of those applicants who were admitted, 64% enrolled. This indicates that the school is a top choice for many students who apply.

Check if you have the grades and scores to get into Appalachian Bible College and calculate your admission chance.

Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Appalachian Bible College you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.32 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Score 1110 on the SAT
  • Score 22 on the ACT
  • Submit letters of recommendation from your teachers

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Appalachian Bible College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Appalachian Bible College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

1035-1190

Applicants Submitting SAT 

41%
SAT Scores for Appalachian Bible College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 545
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1035
SAT Scores for Appalachian Bible College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 605
SAT Math 75th 585
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Students who get into Appalachian Bible College score in the top 100 percent of all SAT test takers.. The SAT composite score range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 1035-1190 and the average score is 1110.  Appalachian Bible College ranks #2 in the state of West Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. You should target scoring 1110 or above to be competitive with most other applicants. Appalachian Bible College regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 1035 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students may be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. 41 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1112, you have around a 46% chance of being admitted. A 1112 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 62% chance of getting in.

Appalachian Bible College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1190 and Above Good >62%
1112 to 1190 Avg + 46%-62%
1035 to 1112 Avg - 31%-46%
958 to 1035 Reach 19%-31%
Less than 958 Low <19%
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Appalachian Bible College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

19-26 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

59%
ACT Scores for Appalachian Bible College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Appalachian Bible College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Appalachian Bible College regularly accepts students who score 19 and above on the ACT. These students typically score in the top 56 percent nationally. The ACT composite score range for the middle 50% of students is 19-26. We estimate the school accepting a minimum ACT composite score around 16 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in West Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Appalachian Bible College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Appalachian Bible College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
26 and Above Good >64%
22 to 26 Avg + 46%-64%
19 to 22 Avg - 33%-46%
16 to 19 Reach 22%-33%
Less than 16 Low <22%
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Appalachian Bible College GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.32*

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into Appalachian Bible College?

You are required to have above average high school grades to get into Appalachian Bible College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Appalachian Bible College was 3.32 on the 4.0 scale. This indicates that primarily B+ average high school students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in West Virginia for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Appalachian Bible College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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High School GPA's for admitted Appalachian Bible College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 15.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 15.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 19.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 21.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 8.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 15.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 5.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 2.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply uses an AI algorithm to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of college GPA data. 3.32 is a prediction of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

Applying

Admission Statistics

Appalachian Bible College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 52 39 91
Accepted 25 17 42
Acceptance Rate 48% 44% 46%
Enrolled 14 13 27
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 56% 76% 64%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Fall 2023 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 10, 2023

Days left to Apply

63

Applicants have 63 days left until the Fall 2023 term applications are due on Aug 10, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Appalachian Bible College is $35.

Application Requirements

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

Appalachian Bible College Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
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 Appalachian 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=237136 IPEDS survey data for Appalachian Bible College.

FAQs

Does Appalachian Bible College prefer SAT or ACT?

41% of students submit their SAT scores to Appalachian Bible College. 59% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Appalachian Bible College?

46% of those who apply are granted admission to Appalachian Bible College. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Appalachian Bible College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1035 and 1190. 41% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Appalachian Bible College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 26. 59% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.