Swannanoa, North Carolina
Warren Wilson Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Warren Wilson College
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Warren Wilson and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate. Last year, 796 out of 1,003 applicants were admitted making Warren Wilson College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 22 percent. Warren Wilson College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 18% 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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Warren Wilson SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT15%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||650|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1210|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1350|
|Average SAT Score||1280|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Warren Wilson College?
Warren Wilson College typically requires applicants to be in the top 23 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1210 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 1140. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. 15 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|
|1350 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1280 to 1350||Avg +||79%-86%|
|1210 to 1280||Avg -||69%-79%|
|1140 to 1210||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 1140||Low||<57%|
Warren Wilson ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT60%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||27|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Warren Wilson?
Admission data indicates that Warren Wilson regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. 60 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Warren Wilson College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>86%|
|27 to 29||Avg +||79%-86%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||69%-79%|
|23 to 25||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 23||Low||<57%|
Avg. High School GPA3.5
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Warren Wilson College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Warren Wilson College was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Warren Wilson accepts 79% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||23%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||9%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||26%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||8%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
81% of Warren Wilson College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||22%|
|Top 25% of class||50%|
|Top 50% of class||81%|
|Bottom 50% of class||19%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||17%||18%|
Applications were DueJan 31, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 31, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Warren Wilson College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199865 IPEDS survey data for Warren Wilson College.