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Wingate University Admission Requirements

Wingate, North Carolina

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Your chances of getting into Wingate University

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

84.5%
Admission Difficulty for Wingate University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Wingate University is 84.5%.  Its admission rate is the 46th lowest in North Carolina.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Wingate University and can you get accepted?

Wingate University is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 14,929 out of the 17,662 who applied were admitted.

Wingate University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.33. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 5% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Wingate University?

85% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Wingate University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.33 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Graduate in the top half of your high school class

Wingate University GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.33

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into Wingate University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Wingate University are to have around a 3.33 high school GPA. You are required to have above average high school grades.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.33 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Wingate University accepts 85% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Wingate University is 3.33 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #27 in North Carolina for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Wingate University is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.3 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Wingate University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 5.9% Good
3.75 to 3.99 15.2% Good
3.50 to 3.74 22.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 17.5% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 18.8% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 16.4% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 4.2% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Wingate University SAT Scores

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Wingate University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting SAT 

65%
SAT Scores for Wingate University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
SAT Scores for Wingate University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Wingate University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

51%
ACT Scores for Wingate University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for Wingate University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

High School Class Rank

62% of Wingate University freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 32% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted Wingate University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 32%
Top 50% of class 62%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Wingate University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 11,392 6,270 17,662
Accepted 9,900 5,029 14,929
Acceptance Rate 87% 80% 85%
Enrolled 449 328 777
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 5% 7% 5%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Wingate University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Wingate University Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
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 Wingate University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

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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 unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.