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Emmaus Bible College

Dubuque, IA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate99%

Emmaus Bible College Admissions

It is not competitive to get into Emmaus Bible College. Emmaus Bible College admitted 99% of all applicants in 2015. Last year, 106 students applied to Emmaus Bible College and 105 were admitted.

Reach out to Emmaus Bible College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Students who submit their applications to Emmaus Bible College for fall should anticipate a decision by September 1.

Emmaus Bible College Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Emmaus Bible College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 23%
Mean SAT Score 1110
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 21%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 50%
Waitlist No

Emmaus Bible College Application Deadlines

Check with Emmaus Bible College directly for more info on application deadlines.

Want to Apply Early to Emmaus Bible College?

Emmaus Bible College may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Emmaus Bible College directly for more information about early applications.

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

More on Emmaus Bible College Admissions

How To Get Into Emmaus Bible College

It is not competitive to get into Emmaus Bible College.

In 2022, Emmaus Bible College accepted 99% of all applicants, about 105 of the 106 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Emmaus Bible College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Emmaus Bible College

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to Emmaus Bible College

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

What's Most Important for Getting Into Emmaus Bible College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight 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're strong.

Admissions Factors at Emmaus Bible College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Emmaus 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
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Very Important
Interview Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Academic GPA Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

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

Emmaus Bible College Application Requirements

To apply to Emmaus Bible College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Emmaus 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)
Other Requirements
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

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

Students admitted to Emmaus Bible College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6. Emmaus Bible College considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

Out of all students that were admitted, 46% submitted a class rank. At Emmaus Bible College 23% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 41% were in the top 25% and 68% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

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

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 17%
3.75 and 3.99 23%
3.50 and 3.74 19%
3.25 and 3.49 25%
3.00 and 3.24 8%
2.50 and 2.9 6%
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 Emmaus Bible 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

Emmaus Bible College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2015, 21% of Emmaus Bible College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 50% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Emmaus Bible College?

To be competitive with other Emmaus Bible College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1110 and 1250 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Emmaus Bible College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1250 and 25% of scored lower than 1110, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Emmaus Bible College student is 1110.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Emmaus Bible College students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 570 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Emmaus Bible College students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 570 or higher.

To be most competitive at Emmaus Bible College, you should strive to earn between 18 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Emmaus Bible College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Emmaus Bible College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

More Information on Transferring to Emmaus Bible College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Emmaus Bible College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

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

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Emmaus Bible College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Emmaus Bible College?

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

Does Emmaus Bible College accept transfer credits?

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

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Emmaus Bible College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Emmaus Bible College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

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

❌ No, Emmaus Bible College is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to include your standardized test scores. 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 may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Emmaus Bible College's acceptance rate?

✅ Emmaus Bible College has an acceptance rate of 99%.

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

🟨 Emmaus Bible College may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into Emmaus Bible College? Emmaus Bible College is a open admission institution. The Emmaus Bible College acceptance rate is 99%. This means that the institution accepts 99 out of every 100 applicants.


Emmaus Bible College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Emmaus Bible College is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Emmaus Bible College is Continuous processing.

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

Emmaus Bible College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1110 - 1250


Math SAT Range

530 - 580


Reading SAT Range

570 - 660

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1250 and Above


1110 to 1250


1110 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Emmaus Bible College students is 1110. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Emmaus Bible College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1110 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1110 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Emmaus Bible College.

Emmaus Bible College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Emmaus Bible College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.58. 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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Campus Setting

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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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