|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
Can I get into Wells? The school has a 92% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,086 out of 1,175 applicants were admitted making Wells College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. Wells College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Wells College?
Wells College typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 815. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1065 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1190 and Above||Good||>95%|
|1065 to 1190||Avg +||92%-95%|
|940 to 1065||Avg -||87%-92%|
|815 to 940||Reach||80%-87%|
|Less than 815||Low||<80%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Wells?
Admission data indicates that Wells regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. 34 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wells College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>95%|
|22 to 26||Avg +||92%-95%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||88%-92%|
|16 to 19||Reach||82%-88%|
|Less than 16||Low||<82%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Wells College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wells College was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Wells accepts 92% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||14%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||8%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||19%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||7%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||13%||12%|
What are the requirements for admission to Wells College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197230 IPEDS survey data for Wells College.