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Bloomfield College
Bloomfield, NJ
FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Entrance Difficulty
Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School Graduation High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program College preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English    
Mathematics    
Science    
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    
 
Examinations
Exam   Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT
Subject Tests,
or ACT
   
SAT Subject
Tests Only
 
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT
Essay
SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION
Admissions Office
Address 467 Franklin Street
City, State, Zip Bloomfield, NJ  07003-9981
Phone (973) 748-9000 x1230
Fax (973) 748-0916
E-mail admission@bloomfield.edu
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered No
Early Decision Deadline  
Early Decision Notification  
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Action Deadline November 28
Early Action Notification Rolling, notification begins December 24
 
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Application Fee $40
Application Fee Waiver Available
Regular Admission Notification Rolling, notification begins October 1
Accept Offer of Admission By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used No
Defer Admission Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission Transfer applications accepted
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APPLYING FOR ADMISSION - continued
Application Form
Common Application Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application Not accepted
Electronic Application Available
 
Other Application Requirements
Interview Not required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other Graded essay/term paper or personal essay required for freshmen
Financial Need Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
SELECTION OF STUDENTS
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X      
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Class Rank   X    
Recommendations X      
Essay   X    
Interview   X    
Level of Applicant's Interest     X  
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Volunteer Work   X    
Particular Talent/Ability     X  
Character/Personal Qualities     X  
First Generation to Attend College     X  
State Residency     X  
Geographic Residence     X  
Relation with Alumnus     X  
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment       X
Ethnicity       X
Work Experience     X  
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PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION
Admission Rates
Overall Admission Rate 62% of 3,623 applicants were admitted
   Women 63% of 2,232 applicants were admitted
   Men 59% of 1,391 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled 667 (30%) of 2,231 admitted students enrolled
   Women 395 (28%) of 1,406 admitted students enrolled
   Men 272 (33%) of 825 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision
Admission Rate
 
Early Action
Admission Rate
79% of 601 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List  
Students Accepting Wait List Position  
Students Admitted From Wait List  
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math 435 average
380-480 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 0%
  Score of 600 - 700 3%
  Score of 500 - 600 19%
  Score of 400 - 500 44%
  Score of 300 - 400 32%
  Score of 200 - 300 2%
SAT Critical Reading 425 average
380-460 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 1%
  Score of 600 - 700 1%
  Score of 500 - 600 13%
  Score of 400 - 500 52%
  Score of 300 - 400 30%
  Score of 200 - 300 3%
SAT Writing Not reported
  Score of 700 - 800 Not reported
  Score of 600 - 700 Not reported
  Score of 500 - 600 Not reported
  Score of 400 - 500 Not reported
  Score of 300 - 400 Not reported
  Score of 200 - 300 Not reported
 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA 2.69
3.75 and Above 2%
3.50 - 3.74 7%
3.25 - 3.49 7%
3.00 - 3.24 17%
2.50 - 2.99 30%
2.00 - 2.49 30%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite 18 average
  Score of 30 - 36 0%
  Score of 24 - 29 10%
  Score of 18 - 23 38%
  Score of 12 - 17 52%
  Score of 6 - 11 0%
  Score of 5 or Below 0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank Top tenth: 3%
Top quarter: 14%
Top half: 42%
Bottom half: 58%
National Merit Scholar 0%
Valedictorian 0%
Class President 0%
Student Gov. Officer 0%