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Chances of getting into Western Connecticut State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
75.8%
Admission Difficulty for Western Connecticut State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into WestConn and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,084 out of 5,388 applicants were admitted making Western Connecticut State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Western Connecticut State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Western Connecticut State University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

WestConn SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Western Connecticut State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Western Connecticut State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
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WestConn ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Western Connecticut State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Western Connecticut State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

WestConn GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.97
Typical High School Grades
B-

What GPA do you need to get into Western Connecticut State University?

You can get into WestConn with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Western Connecticut State University was 2.97 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in Connecticut for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.97 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as WestConn accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Western Connecticut State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 21% Good
3.50 to 3.75 6% Good
3.25 to 3.50 6% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 12% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 37% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 16% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

58% of Western Connecticut State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Western Connecticut State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 7%
Top 25% of class 24%
Top 50% of class 58%
Bottom 50% of class 42%
Bottom 25% of class 14%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Western Connecticut State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,981 2,407 5,388
Accepted 2,415 1,669 4,084
Acceptance Rate 81% 69% 76%
Enrolled 439 406 845
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 24% 21%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Western Connecticut State University is $50.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Western Connecticut State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Western Connecticut State 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=130776 IPEDS survey data for Western Connecticut State University.

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What is my chance of getting into Western Connecticut State University?

76% of those who apply are granted admission to WestConn. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.