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Chances of getting into Wright State University Main Campus

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Wright State? Wright State University Main Campus is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Wright State University Main Campus directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Wright State University Main Campus is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wright State SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
973-1236
Applicants Submitting SAT
9%
SAT Scores for Wright State University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 493
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 973
SAT Scores for Wright State University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 618
SAT Math 75th 618
SAT Composite 75th 1236
Average SAT Score 1100

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Wright State University Main Campus?

Wright State University Main Campus typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 973 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 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #27 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Wright State University Main Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1236 and Above Good >97%
1104 to 1236 Avg + 95%-97%
973 to 1104 Avg - 92%-95%
842 to 973 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 842 Low <87%
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Wright State ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
94%
ACT Scores for Wright State University Main Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Wright State University Main Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Wright State?

Admission data indicates that Wright State 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 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #41 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wright State University Main Campus.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Wright State University Main Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >97%
21 to 25 Avg + 95%-97%
18 to 21 Avg - 92%-95%
15 to 18 Reach 88%-92%
Less than 15 Low <88%
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Wright State GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.19
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Wright State University Main Campus?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Wright State. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wright State University Main Campus was 3.19 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #43 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.19 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Wright State accepts 95% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Wright State University Main Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 21% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 22% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 14% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

65% of Wright State University Main Campus freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Wright State University Main Campus students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 15%
Top 25% of class 36%
Top 50% of class 65%
Bottom 50% of class 35%
Bottom 25% of class 10%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
May 10, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on May 10, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Wright State University Main Campus is $30.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wright State University Main Campus and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Wright State University Main Campus Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Wright State University Main Campus
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206604 IPEDS survey data for Wright State University Main Campus.

FAQs

Does Wright State University Main Campus prefer SAT or ACT?

9% of students submit their SAT scores to Wright State. 94% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Wright State University Main Campus?

Wright State has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.