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Waynesburg College Admission Requirements

Waynesburg, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Waynesburg University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
91.4%
Admission Difficulty for Waynesburg University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Waynesburg College and can I get accepted? The school has a 91% acceptance rate ranking it #115 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,454 out of 1,590 applicants were admitted making Waynesburg University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent. Waynesburg University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Waynesburg College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT
73%
SAT Scores for Waynesburg University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Waynesburg University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1070

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Waynesburg University?

Waynesburg University typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #69 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 73 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Waynesburg University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1150 and Above Good >95%
1065 to 1150 Avg + 91%-95%
980 to 1065 Avg - 86%-91%
895 to 980 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 895 Low <78%
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Waynesburg College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
26%
ACT Scores for Waynesburg University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Waynesburg University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Waynesburg College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 #62 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Waynesburg University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Waynesburg University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >95%
22 to 25 Avg + 91%-95%
19 to 22 Avg - 86%-91%
16 to 19 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 16 Low <78%
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Waynesburg College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.57
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Waynesburg University?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Waynesburg College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Waynesburg University was 3.57 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #20 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.57 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Waynesburg College accepts 91% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Waynesburg University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 38% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 20% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 14% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 9% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

85% of Waynesburg University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Waynesburg University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18%
Top 25% of class 47%
Top 50% of class 85%
Bottom 50% of class 15%
Bottom 25% of class 1%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Waynesburg University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 754 836 1,590
Accepted 698 756 1,454
Acceptance Rate 93% 90% 91%
Enrolled 172 154 326
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 20% 22%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
131

Applicants have 131 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Waynesburg University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Waynesburg University
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=216694 IPEDS survey data for Waynesburg University.

FAQs

Does Waynesburg University prefer SAT or ACT?

73% of students submit their SAT scores to Waynesburg College. 26% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Waynesburg University?

91% of those who apply are granted admission to Waynesburg College. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Waynesburg University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1150. 73% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Waynesburg University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 26% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.