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Wright State University-Main Campus Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Wright State University Main Campus

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Wright State University-Main Campus? 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.

Wright State University-Main Campus SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
9%
SAT Scores for Wright State University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Wright State University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1230
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 requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 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. 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 scores are not required for admission consideration at Wright State University Main Campus.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Wright State University Main Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >97%
1100 to 1230 Avg + 95%-97%
970 to 1100 Avg - 92%-95%
840 to 970 Reach 87%-92%
Less than 840 Low <87%
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Wright State University-Main Campus 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 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Wright State University Main Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
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 University-Main Campus?

Admission data indicates that Wright State University-Main Campus 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 #45 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.

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Wright State University Main Campus.

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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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.19
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Wright State University Main Campus. 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 University-Main Campus 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

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%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wright State University Main Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Wright State University Main Campus Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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