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Nebraska Wesleyan University Admission Requirements

Lincoln, Nebraska

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Chances of getting into Nebraska Wesleyan University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.8%
Admission Difficulty for Nebraska Wesleyan University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Nebraska Wesleyan University and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,630 out of 2,405 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 challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. Nebraska Wesleyan University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Nebraska Wesleyan University 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.

Nebraska Wesleyan University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1070-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
10%
SAT Scores for Nebraska Wesleyan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Nebraska Wesleyan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1240
Average SAT Score 1160

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

Nebraska Wesleyan University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 980. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Nebraska for highest average SAT composite score. 10 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Nebraska Wesleyan University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >78%
1155 to 1240 Avg + 68%-78%
1070 to 1155 Avg - 56%-68%
985 to 1070 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 985 Low <42%
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Nebraska Wesleyan University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

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

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 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Nebraska Wesleyan University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >78%
25 to 28 Avg + 68%-78%
22 to 25 Avg - 56%-68%
19 to 22 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 19 Low <42%
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Nebraska Wesleyan University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

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

Applicants require 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 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.52 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Nebraska Wesleyan University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,391 1,014 2,405
Accepted 974 656 1,630
Acceptance Rate 70% 65% 68%
Enrolled 268 219 487
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% 33% 30%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
219

Applicants have 219 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on May 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Nebraska Wesleyan University is $0.

Admission Requirements

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

Nebraska Wesleyan University 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 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.

FAQs

Does Nebraska Wesleyan University prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Nebraska Wesleyan University?

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

What SAT score is required for Nebraska Wesleyan University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1070 and 1240. 10% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Nebraska Wesleyan University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 28. 94% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.