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Colleges / Bethune-Cookman University

Bethune-Cookman University

Daytona Beach, FL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate85%

BCC Admissions

Bethune-Cookman University is not difficult to get into. Around 85% of applicants get into Bethune-Cookman University each year. Last year, 12,779 students applied to Bethune-Cookman University and 10,883 were admitted.

If you are applying to Bethune-Cookman University, the fee for the application costs $25.

Bethune-Cookman University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Bethune-Cookman University's admissions stats.

Bethune-Cookman University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 3%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Bethune-Cookman University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Bethune-Cookman University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Info Not Available

Applying Early to Bethune-Cookman University?

**Bethune-Cookman University does not offer early decision **

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

More on Bethune-Cookman University Admissions

How Difficult Is It To Get Admitted to BCC?

BCC is a not difficult school to get into.

In 2022, BCC accepted 85% of all applicants, around 10,883 from 12,779 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like BCC, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to Bethune-Cookman University

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Bethune-Cookman University

Bethune-Cookman University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Bethune-Cookman University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling 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 admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Bethune-Cookman University

What does Bethune-Cookman University 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
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Class Rank Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered

Make sure to check with Bethune-Cookman University for more information on admission factors.

Bethune-Cookman University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Other Requirements medical history
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.25

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Bethune-Cookman University?

Students admitted to Bethune-Cookman University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3. Bethune-Cookman University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

Out of all students that were admitted, 2% submitted a class rank. At Bethune-Cookman University 3% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 16% were in the top 25% and 51% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Bethune-Cookman University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 8%
3.75 and 3.99 8%
3.50 and 3.74 20%
3.25 and 3.49 17%
3.00 and 3.24 18%
2.50 and 2.9 29%
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 Bethune-Cookman University 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

Bethune-Cookman University 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.

More Information on Transferring to Bethune-Cookman University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Bethune-Cookman University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Bethune-Cookman University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Bethune-Cookman University Admissions FAQs

Does Bethune-Cookman University accept transfer credits?

✅ Bethune-Cookman University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Bethune-Cookman University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Bethune-Cookman University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Bethune-Cookman University?

✅ Bethune-Cookman University is not test optional.

What is Bethune-Cookman University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Bethune-Cookman University is 85%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Bethune-Cookman University?

❌ Bethune-Cookman University does not offer early decision.

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BCC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into BCC? BCC is a less selective institution. The BCC acceptance rate is 85%. This means that the institution accepts 85 out of every 100 applicants.


BCC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to BCC is Jul 1.

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

BCC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available


Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At BCC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.32. 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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