Belmont Abbey College (BAC)

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Belmont Abbey College can be found in Belmont, NC, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 1,700 students are enrolled at BAC.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores in the range of 970 (25th percentile) to 1220 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 26 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is typical among applicants that get into Belmont Abbey College. We were able to estimate the BAC average GPA (2.98 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. An estimated 80% of all applicant were admitted at BAC, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 21% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall BAC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Belmont Abbey College was reported as 80.6% in Fall 2020 with over 2,130 applications submitted to BAC. 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

  • BAC ACT Scores: 19 - 26
  • BAC Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Belmont Abbey College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of BAC 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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Belmont Abbey College has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 97.4%
  • 2017-2018: 99.2%
  • 2018-2019: 79.8%
  • 2019-2020: 80.6%
  • Projected BAC Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 79.9%

How Does BAC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for BAC is forty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Johnson C Smith University47.0%
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte84.9%
Queens University of Charlotte65.2%
Davidson College18.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to BAC (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 610
Math480 - 610
Total Score970 - 1220
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 25
Math17 - 25
Composite Score19 - 26
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