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Rocky Mountain College

Billings, MT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate75%

Rocky Mountain College Admissions

Rocky Mountain College is moderately difficult to get into. Around 75% of applicants get into Rocky Mountain College each year. Out of 1,458 applications received in 2023, 1,096 students were offered admission.

If you are applying to Rocky Mountain College, the application fee costs $35.

Rocky Mountain College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Rocky Mountain College's admissions stats.

Rocky Mountain College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 15%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Rocky Mountain College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Rocky Mountain College.

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

Applying Early to Rocky Mountain College?

Rocky Mountain College does not offer early decision or early action.

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

More on Rocky Mountain College Admissions

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Rocky Mountain College?

Getting into Rocky Mountain College is moderately difficult. Rocky Mountain College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Rocky Mountain College accepted 75% of students, about 1,096 from the 1,458 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Rocky Mountain 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 Rocky Mountain College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Rocky Mountain College

Rocky Mountain College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Rocky Mountain College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are 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 apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Rocky Mountain College

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

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

Rocky Mountain College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Rocky Mountain College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Rocky Mountain 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
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Rocky Mountain College?

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

Out of all students that were admitted, 60% submitted a class rank. At Rocky Mountain College 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 38% were in the top 25% and 77% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Rocky Mountain College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 11.9%
3.75 and 3.99 22.2%
3.50 and 3.74 16.5%
3.25 and 3.49 15.7%
3.00 and 3.24 14.2%
2.50 and 2.9 12.3%
2.00 and 2.49 6.5%

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 Rocky Mountain 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

Rocky Mountain 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.

More Information on Transferring to Rocky Mountain College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Rocky Mountain College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Rocky Mountain College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Rocky Mountain College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Rocky Mountain College?

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

Does Rocky Mountain College accept transfer credits?

✅ Rocky Mountain College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Rocky Mountain College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Rocky Mountain College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Rocky Mountain College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Rocky Mountain College?

✅ Rocky Mountain College is not test optional.

What is Rocky Mountain College's acceptance rate?

✅ Rocky Mountain College's acceptance rate is 75%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Rocky Mountain College?

❌ Rocky Mountain College does not offer early decision.

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Rocky Mountain College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Rocky Mountain College? Rocky Mountain College is a somewhat selective institution. The Rocky Mountain College acceptance rate is 75%. This means that the institution accepts 75 out of every 100 applicants.


Rocky Mountain College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Rocky Mountain College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Rocky Mountain College is Continuous processing.

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

Rocky Mountain College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Rocky Mountain College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Rocky Mountain College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.41. 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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