KWC Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Kentucky Wesleyan College
How hard is it to get into KWC and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in Kentucky for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 798 out of 1,365 applicants were admitted making KWC a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Kentucky Wesleyan College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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KWC SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT11%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1020|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1100|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Kentucky Wesleyan College?
Kentucky Wesleyan College typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #15 in Kentucky for highest average SAT composite score. 11 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|
|1170 and Above||Good||>70%|
|1095 to 1170||Avg +||58%-70%|
|1020 to 1095||Avg -||45%-58%|
|945 to 1020||Reach||32%-45%|
|Less than 945||Low||<32%|
KWC ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT93%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into KWC?
Admission data indicates that KWC 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. The school ranks #13 in Kentucky for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Kentucky Wesleyan College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>72%|
|22 to 26||Avg +||58%-72%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||47%-58%|
|16 to 19||Reach||36%-47%|
|Less than 16||Low||<36%|
Avg. High School GPA3.27
Typical High School GradesB
You will need above average high school grades to get into Kentucky Wesleyan College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Kentucky Wesleyan College was 3.27 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Kentucky for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as KWC accepts 58% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||20%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||10%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
69% of Kentucky Wesleyan College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||13%|
|Top 25% of class||39%|
|Top 50% of class||69%|
|Bottom 50% of class||31%|
|Bottom 25% of class||8%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||28%||24%|
What are the requirements for admission to Kentucky Wesleyan College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157076 IPEDS survey data for Kentucky Wesleyan College.