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Belmont Abbey College

Belmont, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate99%
Acceptance Rate99%

Belmont Abbey College Admissions

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Belmont Abbey College Admissions Stats at a Glance

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Belmont Abbey College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 7%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 12%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 17%
Waitlist No

Belmont Abbey College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Belmont Abbey College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes October 30 November 5

Considering Applying Early to Belmont Abbey College?

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

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is October 30. Belmont Abbey College will release EA admissions decisions no later than November 5.

➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Belmont Abbey College Admissions

How To Get Into Belmont Abbey College

It is moderately difficult to get into Belmont Abbey College. 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 99% of all applicants, approximately 1,821 from the 1,841 applicants.

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.

Transferring to Belmont Abbey College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Belmont Abbey College

Wondering what factors are considered by Belmont Abbey College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Class Rank Important
Talent/Ability Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Belmont Abbey College for more information on admission factors.

Belmont Abbey College Application Requirements

To apply to Belmont Abbey College, all applicants 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
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.25

GPA and Testing

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

Students admitted to Belmont Abbey College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 52% submitted a class rank. At Belmont Abbey College 7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 31% were in the top 25% and 66% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Belmont Abbey College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 8.64%
3.75 and 3.99 17.29%
3.50 and 3.74 16.59%
3.25 and 3.49 17.29%
3.00 and 3.24 14.49%
2.50 and 2.9 18.69%
2.00 and 2.49 5.84%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Belmont Abbey College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Belmont Abbey College looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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

In 2022, 12% of Belmont Abbey College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 17% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Belmont Abbey College?

To be competitive with other Belmont Abbey College applicants, you should aim to score between 1028 and 1240 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Belmont Abbey College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1240 and 25% of scored lower than 1028, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Belmont Abbey College students scored 582.5 or higher and 75% of students scored 527.5 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Belmont Abbey College students scored 622.5 or higher, and 75% scored a 527.5 or higher.

What is 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.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Belmont Abbey College

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

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

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

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

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

❌ No, Belmont Abbey College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Belmont Abbey College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Belmont Abbey College is 99%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Belmont Abbey College?

❌ Belmont Abbey College does not offer early decision.

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Belmont Abbey College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


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 99%. This means that the institution accepts 98 out of every 100 applicants.


Belmont Abbey College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

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

Belmont Abbey College ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


18 to 25


18 and Less


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Belmont Abbey College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1028 - 1240


Math SAT Range

500 - 583


Reading SAT Range

528 - 623

Belmont Abbey College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Belmont Abbey College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.32. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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