Boise Bible College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Scholarships & More

Boise, Idaho
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Boise Bible College Admissions Overview:

Boise Bible College has an acceptance rate of 98%, meaning that it's a highly accessible school. Students with good grades and test scores are likely to get in. Test scores from either the SAT or ACT are a required part of the application, and students can send scores directly to Boise Bible College when they take either test. In addition to filling out the online application, students must send in high school transcripts and submit recommendations from teachers, religious leaders, and a personal reference. Students interested in applying to Boise Bible College are encouraged to check out the website, contact the admissions office, and/or stop by the campus!

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Boise Bible College Acceptance Rate: 90%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile
  • SAT Critical Reading: 500 / 590
  • SAT Math: 420 / 550
  • SAT Writing: - / -
  • What these SAT numbers mean
  • ACT Composite: 17 / 24
  • ACT English: 20 / 24
  • ACT Math: 16 / 26
  • ACT Writing: - / -
  • What these ACT numbers mean

Boise Bible College Description:

Located in Boise, Idaho, BBC was founded in 1945 by the First Church of Christ. The college focuses on Christian- and Bible-based education and its degrees reflect that--popular programs include Youth Ministry, Missionary Studies, and Pastoral Counseling. Academics are supported by a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Outside of the classroom, students can take part in a number of worship services, community service projects, and campus-wide activities and organizations. Students can also intern in most fields and programs, allowing them hands-on experience during their college career.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 138 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 57% Male / 43% Female
  • 88% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $11,750
  • Books: $600 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $6,450
  • Other Expenses: $7,100
  • Total Cost: $25,900

Boise Bible College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
  • Grants: 100%
  • Loans: 50%
  • Average Amount of Aid
  • Grants: $7,113
  • Loans: $6,750

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Pastoral Counseling, Youth Ministry, Bible Studies, Religious Education, Missionary Studies.

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 67%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 2%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 20%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 48%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

If You Like Boise Bible College, You May Also Like These Schools:

Other largely accessible colleges in Idaho include the University of Idaho, Lewis-Clark State College, and Boise State University.

Other Bible colleges across the country include Trinity Bible College, Appalachian Bible College, Alaska Bible College, and the Moody Bible Institute.

Boise Bible College Mission Statement:

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"BBC was founded with the express purpose of preparing leaders for the church. As a part of the Restoration Movement, we are committed to teaching our students how to study the Word and apply the Word in the spirit of Christ. Our focus is on equipping leaders who can preach the Word, teach the Word, and live the Word."

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