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Wingate University Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Wingate University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
84.8%
Admission Difficulty for Wingate University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Wingate University and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate ranking it #50 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 12,723 out of 15,006 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 easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 63 percent. Wingate University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 7% 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
980-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
65%
SAT Scores for Wingate University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Wingate University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Wingate University typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Wingate University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >91%
1075 to 1170 Avg + 85%-91%
980 to 1075 Avg - 77%-85%
885 to 980 Reach 66%-77%
Less than 885 Low <66%
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Wingate University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
51%
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 24
Average ACT Score 21

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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #25 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 51 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wingate University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Wingate University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >91%
21 to 24 Avg + 85%-91%
18 to 21 Avg - 77%-85%
15 to 18 Reach 66%-77%
Less than 15 Low <66%
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Wingate University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into Wingate University?

Applicants require 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. The school ranks #23 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. 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 85% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Wingate University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Wingate University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 9,818 5,188 15,006
Accepted 8,499 4,224 12,723
Acceptance Rate 87% 81% 85%
Enrolled 542 391 933
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 6% 9% 7%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
250

Applicants have 250 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wingate University and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does Wingate University prefer SAT or ACT?

65% of students submit their SAT scores to Wingate University. 51% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Wingate University?

85% of those who apply are granted admission to Wingate University. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Wingate University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1170. 65% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Wingate University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 51% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.