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Wingate, North Carolina

Wingate University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Wingate University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
93.2%
Admission Difficulty for Wingate University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Wingate University and can I get accepted? The school has a 93% acceptance rate. Last year, 14,170 out of 15,198 applicants were admitted making Wingate University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Wingate University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 8% 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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Wingate University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
60%
SAT Scores for Wingate University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Wingate University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1120

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

Wingate University typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. 60 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

Wingate University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >96%
1120 to 1210 Avg + 93%-96%
1030 to 1120 Avg - 89%-93%
940 to 1030 Reach 82%-89%
Less than 940 Low <82%
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Wingate University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
61%
ACT Scores for Wingate University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Wingate University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Wingate University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 61 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wingate University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Wingate University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >96%
20 to 23 Avg + 93%-96%
18 to 20 Avg - 90%-93%
16 to 18 Reach 85%-90%
Less than 16 Low <85%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.34
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Wingate University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wingate University was 3.34 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.34 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Wingate University accepts 93% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Wingate University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 19% Good
3.50 to 3.75 24% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 21% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

85% of Wingate University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Wingate University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18%
Top 25% of class 50%
Top 50% of class 85%
Bottom 50% of class 15%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

Wingate University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 9,926 5,272 15,198
Accepted 9,428 4,742 14,170
Acceptance Rate 95% 90% 93%
Enrolled 652 421 1,073
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 9% 8%

Admission Requirements

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

Wingate University 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 Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Wingate University
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=199962 IPEDS survey data for Wingate University.