If you want to apply to Blackburn College, the fee for the application costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Blackburn 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.
Getting into Blackburn College is moderately difficult. Blackburn College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Blackburn College **accepted 55% of students, around 405 of the 734 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Blackburn 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.
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 prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Very Important|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Blackburn College must submit the following items. Double check with Blackburn 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||2.5|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Blackburn College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 71% submitted a class rank. At Blackburn College 10% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 26% were in the top 25% and 72% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Blackburn College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||19%|
|3.50 and 3.74||16%|
|3.25 and 3.49||19%|
|3.00 and 3.24||15%|
|2.50 and 2.9||20%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4%|
|Blackburn College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Blackburn College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 79% of Blackburn College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 40% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Blackburn College applicants, you should strive to earn between 908 and 1063 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Blackburn College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1063 and 25% of scored lower than 908, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Blackburn College student is 988.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Blackburn College students scored 528 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Blackburn College students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Blackburn College, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Blackburn College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Blackburn College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Blackburn College.
Transfer students can enroll in Blackburn College during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Blackburn College?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Blackburn College.
Does Blackburn College accept transfer credits?
Blackburn College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Blackburn College accepts:
Does Blackburn College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Blackburn College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits
Do I have to submit test scores to Blackburn College?
Blackburn College. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Blackburn College? Blackburn College is a somewhat selective institution. The Blackburn College acceptance rate is 55%. This means that the institution accepts 55 out of every 100 applicants.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Blackburn College is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Blackburn College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1063 and Above
908 to 1063
908 and Less
The median SAT score for Blackburn College students is 988. Applicants with SAT scores of 1063 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Blackburn College, while applicants with SAT scores between 908 to 1063 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 908 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Blackburn College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Blackburn College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.35. 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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