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Chances of getting into Wesley College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
61.4%
Admission Difficulty for Wesley College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Wesley College and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Delaware for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,369 out of 2,230 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 88 percent. Wesley College typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Wesley College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wesley College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
820-1060
Applicants Submitting SAT
94%
SAT Scores for Wesley College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 420
SAT Math 25th 400
SAT Composite 25th 820
SAT Scores for Wesley College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 520
SAT Composite 75th 1060
Average SAT Score 940

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Wesley College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 88 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 820 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 700. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 940 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Delaware for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 94 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Wesley College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1060 and Above Good >73%
940 to 1060 Avg + 61%-73%
820 to 940 Avg - 48%-61%
700 to 820 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 700 Low <35%
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Wesley College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
14-16 
Applicants Submitting ACT
9%
ACT Scores for Wesley College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 12
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 14
ACT Scores for Wesley College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 16
ACT Math 75th 17
ACT Composite 75th 16
Average ACT Score 15

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 14 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 87 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 15 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 16 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Delaware for highest average ACT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wesley College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Wesley College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
16 and Above Good >73%
15 to 16 Avg + 61%-73%
14 to 15 Avg - 48%-61%
13 to 14 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 13 Low <35%
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Wesley College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.7
Typical High School Grades
C+

What GPA do you need to get into Wesley College?

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 61% 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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Wesley College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,175 1,029 2,230
Accepted 722 640 1,369
Acceptance Rate 61% 62% 61%
Enrolled 97 146 243
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 23% 18%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
12

Applicants have 12 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Wesley College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wesley College and what student information is used for 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 https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131098 IPEDS survey data for Wesley College.

FAQs

Does Wesley College prefer SAT or ACT?

94% of students submit their SAT scores to Wesley College. 9% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Wesley College?

61% 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.

What SAT score is required for Wesley College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 820 and 1060. 94% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Wesley College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 14 and 16. 9% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.