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Rocky Mount, North Carolina

North Carolina Wesleyan College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into North Carolina Wesleyan College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
62.8%
Admission Difficulty for North Carolina Wesleyan College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into North Carolina Wesleyan College and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #33 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,969 out of 3,136 applicants were admitted making North Carolina Wesleyan College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 82 percent. North Carolina Wesleyan College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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North Carolina Wesleyan College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
870-1090
Applicants Submitting SAT
61%
SAT Scores for North Carolina Wesleyan College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 870
SAT Scores for North Carolina Wesleyan College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1090
Average SAT Score 980

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to North Carolina Wesleyan College?

North Carolina Wesleyan College typically requires applicants to be in the top 82 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 870 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 760. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 980 out of 1600. The school ranks #36 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 61 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

North Carolina Wesleyan College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1090 and Above Good >74%
980 to 1090 Avg + 63%-74%
870 to 980 Avg - 50%-63%
760 to 870 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 760 Low <37%
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North Carolina Wesleyan College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-21 
Applicants Submitting ACT
54%
ACT Scores for North Carolina Wesleyan College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for North Carolina Wesleyan College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 20
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 21
Average ACT Score 18

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into North Carolina Wesleyan College?

Admission data indicates that North Carolina Wesleyan College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #40 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to North Carolina Wesleyan College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

North Carolina Wesleyan College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
21 and Above Good >74%
18 to 21 Avg + 63%-74%
15 to 18 Avg - 50%-63%
12 to 15 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 12 Low <37%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.04*
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into North Carolina Wesleyan College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at North Carolina Wesleyan College was 3.04 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #42 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as North Carolina Wesleyan College accepts 63% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

North Carolina Wesleyan College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,213 1,923 3,136
Accepted 878 1,091 1,969
Acceptance Rate 72% 57% 63%
Enrolled 148 231 379
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 21% 19%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to North Carolina Wesleyan College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

North Carolina Wesleyan College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at North Carolina Wesleyan College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199209 IPEDS survey data for North Carolina Wesleyan College.

Frequently Asked Questions

61% of students submit their SAT scores to North Carolina Wesleyan College. 54% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

63% of those who apply are granted admission to North Carolina Wesleyan College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 870 and 1090. 61% 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 15 and 21. 54% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.