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Colleges / Grace Christian University

Grace Christian University

Grand Rapids, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate34%
Acceptance Rate34%

Grace Bible College Admissions

If you want to apply to Grace Bible College, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is July 15 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who submit their applications to Grace Bible College for fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than August 1.

Grace Bible College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Grace Bible College's admissions stats.

Grace Bible College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.0
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 17%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 13%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 77%
Waitlist No

Grace Bible College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Grace Bible College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Considering Applying Early to Grace Bible College?

Grace Bible College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Grace Bible College Admissions

Transferring to Grace Bible College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Grace Bible College

Grace Bible College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Grace Bible College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Grace Bible College

Wondering what factors are considered by Grace Bible 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 Important
Class Rank Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered

Make sure to check with Grace Bible College for more information on admission factors.

Grace Bible College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Grace Bible College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Grace Bible 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
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Other Requirements Christian Life Assessment
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Grace Bible College?

Students admitted to Grace Bible College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.0.

Out of all students that were admitted, 57% submitted a class rank. At Grace Bible College 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 27% were in the top 25% and 47% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Grace Bible College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA ––
3.75 and 3.99 ––
3.50 and 3.74 ––
3.25 and 3.49 ––
3.00 and 3.24 ––
2.50 and 2.9 ––
2.00 and 2.49 ––

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 Grace Bible 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

Grace Bible College looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Grace Bible 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, 13% of Grace Bible College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 77% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Grace Bible College?

What is a Good ACT Score for Grace Bible College?

To be most competitive at Grace Bible College, you should strive to earn between 15 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Grace Bible 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 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Grace Bible College 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.

More Information on Transferring to Grace Bible College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Grace Bible College.

Transfer students can enroll in Grace Bible College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

Grace Bible College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Grace Bible College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Grace Bible College.

Does Grace Bible College accept transfer credits?

✅ Grace Bible College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Grace Bible College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Do I have to submit test scores to Grace Bible College?

✅ Grace Bible College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Grace Bible College's acceptance rate?

✅ Grace Bible College's acceptance rate is 34%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Grace Bible College?

❌ Grace Bible College does not offer early decision.

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Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Grace Bible College? Grace Bible College is a less selective institution. The Grace Bible College acceptance rate is 34%. This means that the institution accepts 33 out of every 100 applicants.


Grace Bible College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Grace Bible College is Jul 15.

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

Grace Bible College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Grace Bible College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Grace Bible College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.03. 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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