Chances of getting into Ohio Wesleyan University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
69%
Admission Difficulty for Ohio Wesleyan University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into OWU and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #28 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,246 out of 4,705 applicants were admitted making OWU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Ohio Wesleyan University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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OWU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

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SAT Scores for Ohio Wesleyan University
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SAT Scores for Ohio Wesleyan University
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OWU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Ohio Wesleyan University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ohio Wesleyan University was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #21 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as OWU accepts 69% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Ohio Wesleyan University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 36% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 9% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

55% of Ohio Wesleyan University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Ohio Wesleyan University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 32%
Top 25% of class 55%
Top 50% of class 82%
Bottom 50% of class 18%
Bottom 25% of class 3%

Admission Statistics

Ohio Wesleyan University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,383 2,322 4,705
Accepted 1,746 1,500 3,246
Acceptance Rate 73% 65% 69%
Enrolled 252 201 453
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 13% 14%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Ohio Wesleyan 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=204909 IPEDS survey data for Ohio Wesleyan University.

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69% of those who apply are granted admission to OWU. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

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