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Wilmington, Ohio

Wilmington College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Wilmington College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
84.6%
Admission Difficulty for Wilmington College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Wilmington College and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate ranking it #63 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,433 out of 1,694 applicants were admitted making Wilmington College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Wilmington College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Wilmington College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
930-1090
Applicants Submitting SAT
10%
SAT Scores for Wilmington College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Wilmington College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1090
Average SAT Score 1010

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Wilmington College?

Wilmington College typically requires applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #43 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 10 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

Wilmington College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1090 and Above Good >91%
1010 to 1090 Avg + 85%-91%
930 to 1010 Avg - 77%-85%
850 to 930 Reach 66%-77%
Less than 850 Low <66%
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Wilmington College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
95%
ACT Scores for Wilmington College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Wilmington College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Wilmington College?

Admission data indicates that Wilmington College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #50 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wilmington College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Wilmington College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >91%
20 to 23 Avg + 85%-91%
18 to 20 Avg - 79%-85%
16 to 18 Reach 71%-79%
Less than 16 Low <71%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Wilmington College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wilmington College was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #40 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Wilmington College accepts 85% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Wilmington College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 20% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 20% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 13% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

70% of Wilmington College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Wilmington College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 36%
Top 50% of class 70%
Bottom 50% of class 30%
Bottom 25% of class 8%

Admission Statistics

Wilmington College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 893 801 1,694
Accepted 766 667 1,433
Acceptance Rate 86% 83% 85%
Enrolled 179 206 385
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 31% 27%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
194

Applicants have 194 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Wilmington College before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wilmington College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Wilmington College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Wilmington College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206507 IPEDS survey data for Wilmington College.

Frequently Asked Questions

10% of students submit their SAT scores to Wilmington College. 95% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

85% of those who apply are granted admission to Wilmington College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1090. 10% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 95% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.