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Beloit College

Beloit, WI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate67%
Acceptance Rate67%

Beloit College Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Beloit College. Beloit College admitted 67% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 3,279 applications received in 2023, 2,206 students were offered admission.

If you are applying to Beloit College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who apply to Beloit College for fall should hear back from Beloit College by November 1.

Beloit College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Beloit College's admissions stats.

Beloit College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 39%
Mean SAT Score 1195
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 11%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 13%
Waitlist No

Beloit College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Beloit College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes November 1 December 1
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes

Want to Apply Early to Beloit College?

Beloit College offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by November 1 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 1.

The early decision acceptance rate at Beloit College is 85%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 67%.

Beloit College accepts around 78% of early action applicants and 67% all applicants for all deadlines. In 2022, Beloit College admitted 11 of the 13 students who applied early decision. In 2022, Beloit College admitted 1,223 of the 1,566 who applied early action.

Some students apply early because they hope it will boost their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of acceptance, since it demonstrates your interest in a school.

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

More on Beloit College Admissions

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Beloit College?

It is moderately difficult to get into Beloit College.

In 2022, Beloit College accepted 67% of students, about 2,206 from 3,279 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Beloit 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.

Transferring to Beloit College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Beloit College

Beloit College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Beloit College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Beloit College

What does Beloit College consider 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
Application Essay Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Talent/Ability Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered

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

Beloit College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Beloit College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Beloit College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript(S) of College Record
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Beloit College?

Students admitted to Beloit College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 32.4% submitted a class rank. At Beloit College 39% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 67% were in the top 25% and 88% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Beloit College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 5.2%
3.75 and 3.99 26.7%
3.50 and 3.74 17.7%
3.25 and 3.49 14.7%
3.00 and 3.24 13.4%
2.50 and 2.9 17.7%
2.00 and 2.49 4.7%

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 Beloit College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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

Beloit College has 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 2022, 11% of Beloit College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 13% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Beloit College?

To be competitive with other Beloit College applicants, you should aim to score between 1230 and 1360 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Beloit College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1360 and 25% of scored lower than 1230, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Beloit College student is 1195.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Beloit College students scored 670 or higher and 75% of students scored 610 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Beloit College students scored 690 or higher, and 75% scored a 610 or higher.

To be most competitive at Beloit College, you should strive to earn between 26 and 31 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 31 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Beloit College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 31, and three out of four students scored lower than 31 on the ACT.

A 26 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Beloit College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 26.

More Information on Transferring to Beloit College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Beloit College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Beloit College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Beloit College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Beloit College?

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

Does Beloit College accept transfer credits?

✅ Beloit College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Do I have to submit test scores to Beloit College?

❌ No, Beloit College is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to send your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Beloit College's acceptance rate?

✅ Beloit College's acceptance rate is 67%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Beloit College?

✅ Beloit College's early decision acceptance rate was 85% in 2021.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Beloit College?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Beloit College was 78% in 2021.

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Beloit College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Beloit College? Beloit College is a somewhat selective institution. The Beloit College acceptance rate is 67%. This means that the institution accepts 67 out of every 100 applicants.


Beloit College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 15

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Beloit College is Jul 15.

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

Beloit College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1230 - 1360


Math SAT Range

580 - 670


Reading SAT Range

610 - 690

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1360 and Above


1230 to 1360


1230 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Beloit College students is 1195. Applicants with SAT scores of 1360 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Beloit College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1230 to 1360 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1230 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Beloit College.

Beloit College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Beloit College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.39. 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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