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Your chances of getting into Kansas Wesleyan University

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

67.6%
Admission Difficulty for Kansas Wesleyan University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Kansas Wesleyan University is 67.6%.  Its admission rate is the 8th lowest in Kansas.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Kansas Wesleyan University and can you get accepted?

Kansas Wesleyan University is a moderately competitive school to get into. You have a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the criteria. Last year, 1,177 out of the 1,740 who applied were admitted.

Kansas Wesleyan University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.34. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Kansas Wesleyan University?

68% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Kansas Wesleyan University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.34 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Graduate in the top half of your high school class

Kansas Wesleyan University GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.34

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into Kansas Wesleyan University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Kansas Wesleyan University are to have around a 3.34 high school GPA. You are required to have above average high school grades.

If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Kansas Wesleyan University accepts 68% of students who apply.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Kansas Wesleyan University is 3.34 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #16 in Kansas for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Kansas Wesleyan University is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.3 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Kansas Wesleyan University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 8.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 20.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 19.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 11.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 16.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 18.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 8.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Kansas Wesleyan University SAT Scores

Test Optional

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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting SAT 

32%
SAT Scores for Kansas Wesleyan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
SAT Scores for Kansas Wesleyan University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
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Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Kansas Wesleyan University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

67%
ACT Scores for Kansas Wesleyan University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for Kansas Wesleyan University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

High School Class Rank

67% of Kansas Wesleyan University freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 31% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted Kansas Wesleyan University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 31%
Top 50% of class 67%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Kansas Wesleyan University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 873 867 1,740
Accepted 594 583 1,177
Acceptance Rate 68% 67% 68%
Enrolled 115 139 254
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 24% 22%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Kansas Wesleyan University is $20.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Kansas Wesleyan University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Kansas Wesleyan University Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
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 Kansas Wesleyan University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Kansas Wesleyan University often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155414 IPEDS survey data for Kansas Wesleyan University.

FAQs

Does Kansas Wesleyan University prefer SAT or ACT?

32% of students submit their SAT scores to Kansas Wesleyan University. 67% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Kansas Wesleyan University?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Kansas Wesleyan University. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.