Wooster Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into The College of Wooster
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Wooster and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,169 out of 5,615 applicants were admitted making Wooster a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 24 percent. The College of Wooster 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 quarter of their high school class.
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Wooster SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT45%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||620|
|SAT Math 25th||600|
|SAT Composite 25th||1220|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||730|
|SAT Composite 75th||1430|
|Average SAT Score||1330|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The College of Wooster?
The College of Wooster typically requires applicants to be in the top 22 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1220 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 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1330 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 45 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|
|1430 and Above||Good||>68%|
|1325 to 1430||Avg +||56%-68%|
|1220 to 1325||Avg -||43%-56%|
|1115 to 1220||Reach||31%-43%|
|Less than 1115||Low||<31%|
Wooster ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT63%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||27|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Wooster?
Admission data indicates that Wooster regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 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 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 63 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The College of Wooster.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>68%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||56%-68%|
|24 to 27||Avg -||43%-56%|
|21 to 24||Reach||31%-43%|
|Less than 21||Low||<31%|
Avg. High School GPA3.66
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into The College of Wooster. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The College of Wooster was 3.66 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Wooster accepts 56% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||13%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||7%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
73% of The College of Wooster freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||40%|
|Top 25% of class||73%|
|Top 50% of class||92%|
|Bottom 50% of class||8%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||19%||18%|
Applications are DueFeb 15, 2020
Days left to Apply90
Applicants have 90 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Wooster before the Feb 15 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
What are the requirements for admission to The College of Wooster and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206589 IPEDS survey data for The College of Wooster.