Chances of getting into Wesley College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Wesley College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Wesley College and can I get accepted? The school has a 62% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Delaware for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,718 out of 2,793 applicants were admitted making Wesley College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 84 percent. Wesley College typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

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Wesley College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Wesley College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 380
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 840
SAT Scores for Wesley College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 990

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Wesley College?

Wesley College typically requires applicants to be in the top 86 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 840 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 690. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Delaware for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 95 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Wesley College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >74%
985 to 1130 Avg + 62%-74%
840 to 985 Avg - 49%-62%
695 to 840 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 695 Low <36%
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Wesley College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Wesley College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Wesley College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 18
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 20
Average ACT Score 17

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Wesley College?

Admission data indicates that Wesley College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Delaware for highest average ACT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wesley College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Wesley College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
20 and Above Good >76%
17 to 20 Avg + 62%-76%
15 to 17 Avg - 52%-62%
13 to 15 Reach 41%-52%
Less than 13 Low <41%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You can get into Wesley College with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wesley College was 2.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Delaware for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Wesley College accepts 62% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Wesley College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 2% Good
3.50 to 3.75 8% Good
3.25 to 3.50 7% Good
3.00 to 3.25 18% Good
2.75 to 3.00 32% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 32% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

55% of Wesley College freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Wesley College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 1%
Top 25% of class 13%
Top 50% of class 45%
Bottom 50% of class 55%
Bottom 25% of class 22%

Admission Statistics

Wesley College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,551 1,242 2,793
Accepted 972 746 1,718
Acceptance Rate 63% 60% 62%
Enrolled 217 190 407
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 25% 24%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wesley College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Wesley College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for Wesley College.

Frequently Asked Questions

95% of students submit their SAT scores to Wesley College. 8% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

62% of those who apply are granted admission to Wesley College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 840 and 1130. 95% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 20. 8% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.