Lancaster Bible College

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Lancaster Bible College can be found in Lancaster, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Lancaster Bible College has an enrollment of nearly a thousand students.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at this school. A score between 1300 - 1680 on the SAT exam, or 16 - 22 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Lancaster Bible College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.33. About 60% of all students which applied were admitted at Lancaster Bible College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 69% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Lancaster Bible College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Lancaster Bible College was reported as 58.1% in Fall 2013 with over 535 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: 1300 - 1680
  • ACT Scores: 16 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Lancaster Bible College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Lancaster Bible College 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 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 Lancaster Bible College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 68.6%
  • 2010-2011: 55.4%
  • 2011-2012: 96.2%
  • 2012-2013: 52.3%
  • 2013-2014: 58.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 63.4%

How Does Lancaster Bible College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lancaster Bible College is five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences52.0%
Franklin and Marshall College39.3%
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design36.1%
Elizabethtown College69.6%
Lebanon Valley College66.9%

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 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 Lancaster Bible College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 570
Math420 - 560
Writing440 - 550
Total Score1300 - 1680
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math16 - 23
Composite Score16 - 22
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