Wilberforce University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Wilberforce University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Wilberforce University and can I get accepted? The school has a 48% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,300 out of 2,692 applicants were admitted making Wilberforce University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 85 percent. Wilberforce University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Wilberforce University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT33%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||430|
|SAT Math 25th||430|
|SAT Composite 25th||860|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||540|
|SAT Math 75th||520|
|SAT Composite 75th||1060|
|Average SAT Score||960|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Wilberforce University?
Wilberforce University typically requires applicants to be in the top 83 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 860 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 760. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. The school ranks #48 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 33 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|
|1060 and Above||Good||>61%|
|960 to 1060||Avg +||48%-61%|
|860 to 960||Avg -||35%-48%|
|760 to 860||Reach||24%-35%|
|Less than 760||Low||<24%|
Wilberforce University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT43%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||13|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||14|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||20|
|ACT Math 75th||17|
|ACT Composite 75th||18|
|Average ACT Score||16|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Wilberforce University?
Admission data indicates that Wilberforce University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 14 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 87 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #56 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. 43 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wilberforce University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|18 and Above||Good||>61%|
|16 to 18||Avg +||48%-61%|
|14 to 16||Avg -||35%-48%|
|12 to 14||Reach||24%-35%|
|Less than 12||Low||<24%|
Avg. High School GPA2.82*
Typical High School GradesB-
You can get into Wilberforce University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wilberforce University was 2.82 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #56 in Ohio for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Wilberforce University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||8%||15%||10%|
Applications are DueJun 30, 2020
Days left to Apply227
Applicants have 227 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jun 30, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Wilberforce University before the Jun 30 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
What are the requirements for admission to Wilberforce University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206491 IPEDS survey data for Wilberforce University.