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Beloit College
Beloit, WI
Entrance Difficulty
High School Preparation
High School Graduation High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program College preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   3
Social Studies   4
Academic Electives    
Exam   Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some Not reported
SAT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
Subject Tests,
or ACT
Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Subject
Tests Only
Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT
SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used
Admissions Office
Address 700 College Street
City, State, Zip Beloit, WI  53511-5596
Phone (608) 363-2500
Fax (608) 363-2075
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered Yes
Early Decision Deadline November 1, January 15
Early Decision Notification Not Reported
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Action Deadline November 1, December 1
Early Action Notification Not Reported
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Application Fee No fee required
Application Fee Waiver Not reported
Regular Admission Notification Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used  
Defer Admission Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission Transfer applications not accepted
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Application Form
Common Application Accepted
Universal College Application Accepted
Electronic Application Not reported
Other Application Requirements
Interview Not required
Essay or Personal
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
1 required for all freshmen
Financial Need Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process
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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Admission Rates
Overall Admission Rate Not reported
   Women Not reported
   Men Not reported
Students Enrolled Not reported
   Women 219 admitted students enrolled
   Men 196 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision
Admission Rate
Not Reported
Early Action
Admission Rate
Not Reported
Students Offered Wait List  
Students Accepting Wait List Position  
Students Admitted From Wait List  
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math 545-690 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 22%
  Score of 600 - 700 39%
  Score of 500 - 600 30%
  Score of 400 - 500 7%
  Score of 300 - 400 2%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
SAT Critical Reading 520-680 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 20%
  Score of 600 - 700 37%
  Score of 500 - 600 23%
  Score of 400 - 500 20%
  Score of 300 - 400 1%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
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 3.32
3.75 and Above 19%
3.50 - 3.74 22%
3.25 - 3.49 19%
3.00 - 3.24 19%
2.50 - 2.99 19%
2.00 - 2.49 2%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite 24-30 range of middle 50%
  Score of 30 - 36 27%
  Score of 24 - 29 48%
  Score of 18 - 23 22%
  Score of 12 - 17 3%
  Score of 6 - 11 0%
  Score of 5 or Below 0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank Top tenth: 29%
Top quarter: 64%
Top half: 91%
Bottom half: 9%
National Merit Scholar Not reported
Valedictorian Not reported
Class President Not reported
Student Gov. Officer Not reported