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Bethel College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Bethel College, the fee for the application is $0. 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 Bethel College?

Bethel College does not offer early decision or early action..

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 Bethel College?

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

In 2021, Bethel College accepted 61% of all applicants., around 634 of the 1,034 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Bethel 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 Bethel College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Bethel College

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

Bethel College 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Bethel College must submit the following items. Double check with Bethel 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) 2.5
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Bethel College?

Students admitted to Bethel College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 85.53% submitted a class rank. At Bethel College 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 44% were in the top 25% and 80% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Bethel College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 85.53%
3.75 and 3.99 23.19%
3.50 and 3.74 11.59%
3.25 and 3.49 23.91%
3.00 and 3.24 14.49%
2.50 and 2.9 9.42%
2.00 and 2.49 2.17%
Bethel College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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

In 2021, 24% of Bethel College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 71% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Bethel College?

To be competitive with other Bethel College applicants, you should strive to earn between 970 and 1080 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Bethel College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1080 and 25% of scored lower than 970, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Bethel College students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 440 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Bethel College students scored 530 or higher, and 75% scored a 440 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Bethel College?

To be most competitive at Bethel College, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Bethel College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Bethel College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

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Transferring to Bethel College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Bethel College.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

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

Bethel College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Bethel College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Bethel College.

Does Bethel College accept transfer credits?

Bethel College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to Bethel College?

Bethel College. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Bethel College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

61%

How hard is it to get into Bethel College? Bethel College is a somewhat selective institution. The Bethel College acceptance rate is 61%. This means that the institution accepts 61 out of every 100 applicants.

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Bethel College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bethel College is Continuous processing.

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

Bethel College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above

Good

17 to 22

Avg

17 and Less

Low

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Bethel College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

970 - 1080

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Math SAT Range

490 - 560

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Reading SAT Range

440 - 530

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Bethel College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.54

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Bethel College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.54. 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

469

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

61%

Tuition and Fees

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