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Wilmington College Admission Requirements

Wilmington, Ohio

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Chances of getting into Wilmington College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
73%
Admission Difficulty for Wilmington College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Wilmington College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Wilmington College is 73%.  It ranks #35 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Wilmington College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,133 out of 1,558 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent (SAT 950/1170 ACT 18/24). Wilmington College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.47. 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Wilmington College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Wilmington College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Wilmington College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
950-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT 
10%
SAT Scores for Wilmington College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Wilmington College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1060

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Wilmington College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 840. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. Wilmington College ranks #32 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 10 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Wilmington College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1170 and Above Good >84%
1060 to 1170 Avg + 73%-84%
950 to 1060 Avg - 59%-73%
840 to 950 Reach 43%-59%
Less than 840 Low <43%
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Wilmington College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
18-24 
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 24
Average ACT Score 21

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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #36 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.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Wilmington College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
24 and Above Good >84%
21 to 24 Avg + 73%-84%
18 to 21 Avg - 59%-73%
15 to 18 Reach 43%-59%
Less than 15 Low <43%
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Wilmington College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
3.47
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Wilmington College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Wilmington College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wilmington College was 3.47 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #31 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Wilmington College accepts 73% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Wilmington College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 13.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 20.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 16.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 19.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 12.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 17.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 3.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Wilmington College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 836 722 1,558
Accepted 631 502 1,133
Acceptance Rate 75% 70% 73%
Enrolled 160 148 308
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 29% 27%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
124

Applicants have 124 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Wilmington College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

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

FAQs

Does Wilmington College prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Wilmington College?

73% of those who apply are granted admission to Wilmington College. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Wilmington College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1170. 10% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Wilmington College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 95% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.