Baptist Bible College & Seminary of Pennsylvania (BBC)

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Baptist Bible College & Seminary of Pennsylvania can be found in Clarks Summit, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. BBC has only about 1,000 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

Many of the students getting into Baptist Bible College & Seminary of Pennsylvania got an SAT score within the range of 1323 to 1656, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 20 to 24. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the BBC average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.33. Approximately 90 percent of all applicant were accepted at Baptist Bible College & Seminary of Pennsylvania, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 42 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall BBC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Baptist Bible College & Seminary of Pennsylvania was reported as 85.8% in Fall 2013 with over 295 applications submitted to BBC. 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

  • BBC SAT Scores: 1323 - 1656
  • BBC ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • BBC Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Baptist Bible College & Seminary of Pennsylvania?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Baptist Bible College & Seminary of Pennsylvania, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for BBC has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 63.1%
  • 2010-2011: 83.8%
  • 2011-2012: 81.1%
  • 2012-2013: 41.2%
  • 2013-2014: 85.8%
  • Projected BBC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 71.1%

How Does BBC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for BBC is fifty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Wilkes-Barre82.0%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton86.3%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill81.1%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley85.5%
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church51.8%

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 Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to BBC (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading473 - 568
Math430 - 548
Writing420 - 540
Total Score1323 - 1656
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 23
Math17 - 24
Composite Score20 - 24
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