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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, the application fee is $35. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than September 15.

Considering Applying Early to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania does not offer early decision but does offer early action. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania will release EA admissions decisions no later than May 1.

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.

Is Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Hard To Get Into?

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is aslightly difficult school to get into. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2021, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania **accepted 89% of students, around 6,492 of the 7,292 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, MIN Admissions to nursing, biology and allied health, criminal justice, exercise science, early childhood education PK-4/special education PK-8 dual certification, American sign language, speech pathology/audiology programs is program very difficult.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. In 2021, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania waitlisted 272 students. Of those, 57 eventually got off the waitlist.

What Does Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 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 given the most weight 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 areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

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

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania must submit the following items. Double check with Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

Students admitted to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 76% submitted a class rank. At Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 10% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 32% were in the top 25% and 64% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 76%
3.75 and 3.99 12.91%
3.50 and 3.74 15.03%
3.25 and 3.49 13.87%
3.00 and 3.24 15.41%
2.50 and 2.9 20.62%
2.00 and 2.49 8.29%
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 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 2021, 94% of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 8% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

To be competitive with other Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania applicants, you should strive to earn between 970 and 1150 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1150 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 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

To be most competitive at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

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Transferring to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania during the following terms: Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Does Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania accept transfer credits?

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania accepts:

ACE recommendations for credit

Does Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

No, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 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 your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

89%

How hard is it to get into Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania? Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is a less selective institution. The Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania acceptance rate is 89%. This means that the institution accepts 89 out of every 100 applicants.

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is Continuous processing.

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

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

18 to 24

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

970 - 1150

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Math SAT Range

480 - 570

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Reading SAT Range

480 - 580

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.3

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. 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

8,436

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

89%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,958

Out-of-State

$22,532

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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