Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (BU)

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania can be found in Bloomsburg, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around nine thousand students are enrolled at BU.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at this school. A score between 1330 - 1610 on the SAT exam, or 19 - 23 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (BU) average GPA (2.98 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. BU has an acceptance rate of about 89% with 27% of applicants choosing to enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (BU) acceptance rate 2015 will be around 74%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at bloomu.edu.

Overall Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (BU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

88.6%

The overall acceptance rate for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania was reported as 88.6% in Fall 2013 with over 9,250 college applications submitted to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • BU SAT Scores: 1330 - 1610
  • BU ACT Scores: 19 - 23
  • BU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2017 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2017-2018 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 58.6%
  • 2010-2011: 64.5%
  • 2011-2012: 71.6%
  • 2012-2013: 62.9%
  • 2013-2014: 88.6%
  • Projected BU Acceptance Rate 2017-2018: 73.8%

How Does Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (BU) Compare?

88.6%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for BU is sixty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania81.8%
University of Scranton75.0%
Lock Haven University87.8%
Lehigh University30.8%
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania78.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants9,24838.9%61.1%
Admitted8,19038.2%61.8%
Enrolled2,21841.6%58.4%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (BU) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 530
Math460 - 550
Writing430 - 530
Total Score1330 - 1610
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score19 - 23
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