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BCC Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto BCC, the regular decision application deadline is June 1 and the fee for the application costs $25. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Applying Early to BCC?

Bethune-Cookman University 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 BCC?

Getting into BCC is slightly difficult. BCC evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, BCC accepted 98% of all applicants., around 5,803 of the 5,938 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like BCC, MIN

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What Does BCC Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides 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 put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at BCC

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

BCC 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to BCC must submit the following items. Double check with BCC'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
Other Requirements medical history
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into BCC?

Students admitted to BCC have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

Out of all students that were admitted, 72% submitted a class rank. At BCC 12% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 30% were in the top 25% and 67% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Bethune-Cookman University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 72%
3.75 and 3.99 7%
3.50 and 3.74 12%
3.25 and 3.49 12%
3.00 and 3.24 16%
2.50 and 2.9 31%
2.00 and 2.49 15%
BCC does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

BCC 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, 80% of BCC's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 29% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for BCC?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of BCC students scored 500 or higher and 75% of students scored 430 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of BCC students scored 480 or higher, and 75% scored a 430 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for BCC?

To be most competitive at BCC, you should strive to earn between 15 and 19 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 19 means you fall in the 75th percentile for BCC's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 19, and three out of four students scored lower than 19 on the ACT.

A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for BCC students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.

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

Transferring to Bethune-Cookman University

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to BCC.

Transfer students can enroll in BCC during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

BCC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to BCC?

Students who are admitted to BCC must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does BCC accept transfer credits?

BCC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. BCC accepts:

DSST/DANTES

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to BCC?

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

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BCC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

98%

How hard is it to get into BCC? BCC is a less selective institution. The BCC acceptance rate is 98%. This means that the institution accepts 97 out of every 100 applicants.

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BCC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to BCC is Jun 1.

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

BCC ACT Scores

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ACT Range

15 - 19

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

19 and Above

Good

15 to 19

Avg

15 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to BCC is 17. Students with an ACT score of 19 and above have a good chance of getting into BCC. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 19 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

BCC SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

440 - 500

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Reading SAT Range

430 - 480

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BCC GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.11

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At BCC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.11. 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.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,855

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

98%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$13,844

Out-of-State

$13,844

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jun 1
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