Bethany College Admission RequirementsBethany, West Virginia
Chances of getting into Bethany College
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Bethany College and can I get accepted? The school has a 91% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in West Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 993 out of 1,094 applicants were admitted making Bethany College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent. Bethany College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.
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Bethany College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT78%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||890|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1010|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Bethany College?
Bethany College typically requires applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 770. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in West Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 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|
|1130 and Above||Good||>95%|
|1010 to 1130||Avg +||91%-95%|
|890 to 1010||Avg -||86%-91%|
|770 to 890||Reach||78%-86%|
|Less than 770||Low||<78%|
Bethany College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT62%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Bethany College?
Admission data indicates that Bethany College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #10 in West Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 62 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bethany College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>95%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||91%-95%|
|17 to 20||Avg -||86%-91%|
|14 to 17||Reach||78%-86%|
|Less than 14||Low||<78%|
Avg. High School GPA2.8
Typical High School GradesB-
You can get into Bethany College with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bethany College was 2.8 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #17 in West Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.8 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Bethany College accepts 91% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||10%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||10%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||9%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||27%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||25%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||7%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
53% of Bethany College freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||12%|
|Top 25% of class||30%|
|Top 50% of class||47%|
|Bottom 50% of class||53%|
|Bottom 25% of class||20%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||29%||18%|
Applications are DueAug 20, 2020
Days left to Apply35
Applicants have 35 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 20, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Bethany College before the Aug 20 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Bethany College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237181 IPEDS survey data for Bethany College.
Frequently Asked Questions
78% of students submit their SAT scores to Bethany College. 62% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
91% of those who apply are granted admission to Bethany College. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1130. 78% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.