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Wesleyan University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

17.8%
Admission Difficulty for Wesleyan University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery High

Can I get into Wesleyan University? The school has a 18% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,129 out of 11,928 applicants were admitted making Wesleyan University a very highly competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for typical applicants. Wesleyan University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

18% are accepted,
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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Wesleyan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Wesleyan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Wesleyan University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Wesleyan University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.73
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Wesleyan University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wesleyan University was 3.73 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Meeting these GPA requirements alone is not enough to gain admission as Wesleyan University is a very selective school.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Wesleyan University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 57% Good
3.50 to 3.75 25% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 12% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 4% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 2% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

Wesleyan University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,336 4,592 11,928
Accepted 1,182 945 2,129
Acceptance Rate 16% 21% 18%
Enrolled 420 354 774
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 37% 36%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 1, 2018
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2018 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2018.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wesleyan University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Wesleyan University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Wesleyan University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130697 IPEDS survey data for Wesleyan University.