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Belmont Abbey College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Belmont Abbey College, Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Considering Applying Early to Belmont Abbey College?

Belmont Abbey College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is October 30, which is coming up fast! Belmont Abbey College will release EA admissions decisions no later than November 5.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Belmont Abbey College?

Getting into Belmont Abbey College is moderately difficult. Belmont Abbey College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Belmont Abbey College accepted 80% of all applicants., around 1,836 of the 2,292 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Belmont Abbey College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What Does Belmont Abbey College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Belmont Abbey College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Considered

Belmont Abbey College 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Belmont Abbey College must submit the following items. Double check with Belmont Abbey College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.25
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Belmont Abbey College?

Students admitted to Belmont Abbey College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Out of all students that were admitted, 58% submitted a class rank. At Belmont Abbey College 5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 11% were in the top 25% and 52% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Belmont Abbey College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 58%
3.75 and 3.99 14.54%
3.50 and 3.74 13.78%
3.25 and 3.49 14.29%
3.00 and 3.24 19.64%
2.50 and 2.9 21.68%
2.00 and 2.49 11.48%
Belmont Abbey College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Belmont Abbey College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 46% of Belmont Abbey College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 32% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Belmont Abbey College?

To be competitive with other Belmont Abbey College applicants, you should strive to earn between 968 and 1180 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Belmont Abbey College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1180 and 25% of scored lower than 968, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Belmont Abbey College students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Belmont Abbey College students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Belmont Abbey College?

To be most competitive at Belmont Abbey College, you should strive to earn between 18 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Belmont Abbey College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Belmont Abbey College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

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Transferring to Belmont Abbey College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Belmont Abbey College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Belmont Abbey College during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Belmont Abbey College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Belmont Abbey College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Belmont Abbey College.

Does Belmont Abbey College accept transfer credits?

Belmont Abbey College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Belmont Abbey College accepts:

DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit

Does Belmont Abbey College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Belmont Abbey College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Belmont Abbey College?

No, Belmont Abbey College is test optional, so you can decide if you want to to submit your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..

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Belmont Abbey College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

80%

How hard is it to get into Belmont Abbey College? Belmont Abbey College is a somewhat selective institution. The Belmont Abbey College acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.

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Belmont Abbey College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Belmont Abbey College is Aug 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Belmont Abbey College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

18 to 25

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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Belmont Abbey College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

968 - 1180

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Math SAT Range

480 - 590

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Reading SAT Range

490 - 590

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Belmont Abbey College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.2

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Belmont Abbey College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.2. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,467

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

80%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$18,500

Out-of-State

$18,500

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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