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Wooster Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

58.2%
Admission Difficulty for The College of Wooster
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Wooster? The school has a 58% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,296 out of 5,667 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 30 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.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1140-1410
Applicants Submitting SAT
46%
SAT Scores for The College of Wooster
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1140
SAT Scores for The College of Wooster
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 710
SAT Composite 75th 1410
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 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 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 1005. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1275 out of 1600. 46 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The College of Wooster admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1410 and Above Good >70%
1275 to 1410 Avg + 58%-70%
1140 to 1275 Avg - 45%-58%
1005 to 1140 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 1005 Low <32%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
24-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
68%
ACT Scores for The College of Wooster
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for The College of Wooster
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 30
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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 68 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The College of Wooster.

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 >70%
27 to 30 Avg + 58%-70%
24 to 27 Avg - 45%-58%
21 to 24 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 21 Low <32%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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

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 58% 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 Admission Chances
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

Admission Statistics

The College of Wooster admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,085 2,582 5,667
Accepted 1,849 1,447 3,296
Acceptance Rate 60% 56% 58%
Enrolled 274 271 545
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 19% 17%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
60

Applicants have 60 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The College of Wooster and what considerations affect 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

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