Bethany College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Bethany, WV, a predominately rural area. Bethany College has only around 910 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.
A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 1140 (25th percentile) - 1530 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 17 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants admitted to this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Bethany College average GPA ranges from 2.71 to 3.14 for accepted students. Bethany College admits around 50% of those that apply each year. Of those that are accepted, nearly 22% of students attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at bethanywv.edu.
Overall Bethany College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013
The overall acceptance rate for Bethany College was reported as 49.5% in Fall 2013 with over 1,740 college applications submitted to this school. 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
- SAT Scores: 1140 - 1530
- ACT Scores: 17 - 24
- Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.14
How Hard Is It to Get into Bethany College?
Applicant Selectivity: Medium
When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Bethany College, 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 Bethany College has been on a downward trend over the past few years.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2009-2010: 78.9%
- 2010-2011: 67.6%
- 2011-2012: 57.9%
- 2012-2013: 43.3%
- 2013-2014: 49.5%
- Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 53.5%
How Does Bethany College Compare?
The acceptance rate for Bethany College is twelve percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
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 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)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Bethany College (Fall 2013)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||380 - 530|
|Math||390 - 510|
|Writing||370 - 490|
|Total Score||1140 - 1530|
|English||15 - 25|
|Math||17 - 23|
|Composite Score||17 - 24|