Wheelock College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Wheelock College
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Wheelock College and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #48 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,036 out of 1,341 applicants were admitted making Wheelock College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 94 percent. Wheelock College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 13% 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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Wheelock College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT2%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||410|
|SAT Math 25th||380|
|SAT Composite 25th||790|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1160|
|Average SAT Score||980|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Wheelock College?
Wheelock College typically requires applicants to be in the top 92 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 790 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 600. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 980 out of 1600. The school ranks #47 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. 2 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|
|1160 and Above||Good||>85%|
|975 to 1160||Avg +||77%-85%|
|790 to 975||Avg -||66%-77%|
|605 to 790||Reach||54%-66%|
|Less than 605||Low||<54%|
Wheelock College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT2%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||9|
|ACT Math 25th||12|
|ACT Composite 25th||12|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||16|
|ACT Composite 75th||20|
|Average ACT Score||16|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Wheelock College?
Admission data indicates that Wheelock College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 12 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 97 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 8 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #47 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 2 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wheelock College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|20 and Above||Good||>85%|
|16 to 20||Avg +||77%-85%|
|12 to 16||Avg -||66%-77%|
|8 to 12||Reach||54%-66%|
|Less than 8||Low||<54%|
Avg. High School GPA3.1
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Wheelock College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wheelock College was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #43 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Wheelock College accepts 77% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||12%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||17%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||29%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||16%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
63% of Wheelock College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||7%|
|Top 25% of class||36%|
|Top 50% of class||63%|
|Bottom 50% of class||37%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||14%||13%|
What are the requirements for admission to Wheelock College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168290 IPEDS survey data for Wheelock College.