|Admission Standards||Very High|
Can I get into Wooster? The school has a 56% acceptance rate. 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.
|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|
|Estimated Average SAT||1330|
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. 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%|
|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|
|Estimated Average ACT||27|
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. 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%|
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. 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||Admission Chances|
|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%|
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2019.
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.