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Beloit College Admission Requirements

Beloit, Wisconsin

Chances of getting into Beloit College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
56.4%
Admission Difficulty for Beloit College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Beloit College and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,369 out of 4,200 applicants were admitted making Beloit College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 40 percent. Beloit College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Beloit College, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Beloit College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1120-1360
Applicants Submitting SAT
31%
SAT Scores for Beloit College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for Beloit College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1360
Average SAT Score 1240

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Beloit College typically requires applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 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 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Wisconsin for highest average SAT composite score. 31 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Beloit College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1360 and Above Good >68%
1240 to 1360 Avg + 56%-68%
1120 to 1240 Avg - 43%-56%
1000 to 1120 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 1000 Low <31%
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Beloit College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
30%
ACT Scores for Beloit College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Beloit College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Beloit College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Beloit College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Beloit College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >68%
25 to 29 Avg + 56%-68%
21 to 25 Avg - 43%-56%
17 to 21 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 17 Low <31%
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Beloit College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.43
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Beloit College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Beloit College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Beloit College was 3.43 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #10 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Beloit College accepts 56% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Beloit College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 20% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 14% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

61% of Beloit College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Beloit College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 29%
Top 25% of class 61%
Top 50% of class 89%
Bottom 50% of class 11%
Bottom 25% of class 0%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Beloit College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,117 2,083 4,200
Accepted 1,308 1,061 2,369
Acceptance Rate 62% 51% 56%
Enrolled 151 115 266
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 11% 11%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Beloit College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
M
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

S
School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, Illinois

V
Viterbo University

La Crosse, Wisconsin

H
Hope College

Holland, Michigan

H
Holy Cross College

Notre Dame, Indiana

K
Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=238333 IPEDS survey data for Beloit College.

FAQs

Does Beloit College prefer SAT or ACT?

31% of students submit their SAT scores to Beloit College. 30% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Beloit College?

56% of those who apply are granted admission to Beloit College. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Beloit College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1120 and 1360. 31% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Beloit College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 29. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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