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Wooster Admission Requirements

Wooster, Ohio

Chances of getting into The College of Wooster

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
54.2%
Admission Difficulty for The College of Wooster
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Wooster and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,383 out of 6,244 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 29 percent. The College of Wooster typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1130-1370
Applicants Submitting SAT
56%
SAT Scores for The College of Wooster
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for The College of Wooster
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1370
Average SAT Score 1250

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 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 56 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The College of Wooster admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1370 and Above Good >67%
1250 to 1370 Avg + 54%-67%
1130 to 1250 Avg - 41%-54%
1010 to 1130 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 1010 Low <29%
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Wooster ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
25-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
57%
ACT Scores for The College of Wooster
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for The College of Wooster
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 29
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 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. 57 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The College of Wooster.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The College of Wooster admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >69%
27 to 30 Avg + 54%-69%
25 to 27 Avg - 43%-54%
23 to 25 Reach 33%-43%
Less than 23 Low <33%
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Wooster GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.66
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into The College of Wooster?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into 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 54% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted The College of Wooster students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 46% Good
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

73% of The College of Wooster freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted The College of Wooster students
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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

The College of Wooster admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,284 2,960 6,244
Accepted 1,890 1,493 3,383
Acceptance Rate 58% 50% 54%
Enrolled 300 269 569
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 18% 17%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The College of Wooster and what student information is used for admission decisions?

The College of Wooster Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The College of Wooster
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
D
Denison University

Granville, Ohio

C
Cedarville University

Cedarville, Ohio

E
Earlham College

Richmond, Indiana

K
Kettering University

Flint, Michigan

K
Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo, Michigan

H
Holy Cross College

Notre Dame, Indiana

C
Calvin College

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206589 IPEDS survey data for The College of Wooster.

FAQs

Does The College of Wooster prefer SAT or ACT?

56% of students submit their SAT scores to Wooster. 57% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into The College of Wooster?

54% of those who apply are granted admission to Wooster. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for The College of Wooster?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1130 and 1370. 56% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for The College of Wooster?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 25 and 30. 57% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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