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Lincoln, Nebraska

Nebraska Wesleyan University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Nebraska Wesleyan University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
72.1%
Admission Difficulty for Nebraska Wesleyan University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Nebraska Wesleyan University and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,570 out of 2,178 applicants were admitted making Nebraska Wesleyan University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Nebraska Wesleyan University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Nebraska Wesleyan University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
10%
SAT Scores for Nebraska Wesleyan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Nebraska Wesleyan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Average SAT Score 1140

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Nebraska Wesleyan University?

Nebraska Wesleyan University typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Nebraska for highest average SAT composite score. 10 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Nebraska Wesleyan University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >81%
1140 to 1270 Avg + 72%-81%
1010 to 1140 Avg - 60%-72%
880 to 1010 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 880 Low <47%
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Nebraska Wesleyan University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
94%
ACT Scores for Nebraska Wesleyan University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Nebraska Wesleyan University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Nebraska Wesleyan University?

Admission data indicates that Nebraska Wesleyan University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Nebraska for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Nebraska Wesleyan University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >83%
24 to 28 Avg + 72%-83%
21 to 24 Avg - 62%-72%
18 to 21 Reach 51%-62%
Less than 18 Low <51%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.52*
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Nebraska Wesleyan University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Nebraska Wesleyan University was 3.52 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in Nebraska for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Nebraska Wesleyan University accepts 72% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Nebraska Wesleyan University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,327 851 2,178
Accepted 985 585 1,570
Acceptance Rate 74% 69% 72%
Enrolled 294 193 487
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 33% 31%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
126

Applicants have 126 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Nebraska Wesleyan University before the Aug 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Nebraska Wesleyan University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Nebraska Wesleyan University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
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 Nebraska Wesleyan University
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=181446 IPEDS survey data for Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Frequently Asked Questions

10% of students submit their SAT scores to Nebraska Wesleyan University. 94% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

72% of those who apply are granted admission to Nebraska Wesleyan University. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1270. 10% 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 21 and 28. 94% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.