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Wilson College Admission Requirements

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Wilson College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
92%
Admission Difficulty for Wilson College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into Wilson College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Wilson College is 92%.  It ranks #97 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Wilson College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 745 out of 808 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent (SAT 940/1100 ACT 18/24). Wilson College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.45. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Wilson College application fee is $0 and applications are due by May 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Wilson College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 62% of students submitted SAT scores and 8% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Wilson College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT
62%
SAT Scores for Wilson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Wilson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1020

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Wilson College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. Wilson College ranks #59 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 62 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Wilson College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >95%
1020 to 1100 Avg + 92%-95%
940 to 1020 Avg - 87%-92%
860 to 940 Reach 80%-87%
Less than 860 Low <80%
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Wilson College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
8%
ACT Scores for Wilson College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Wilson College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 26
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 Wilson College?

Admission data indicates that Wilson 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 #48 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wilson College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Wilson College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >95%
21 to 24 Avg + 92%-95%
18 to 21 Avg - 87%-92%
15 to 18 Reach 80%-87%
Less than 15 Low <80%
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Wilson College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.45
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Wilson College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Wilson College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wilson College was 3.45 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #54 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.45 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Wilson College accepts 92% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

53.2% of Wilson College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Wilson College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19.6%
Top 25% of class 53.2%
Top 50% of class 77%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Wilson College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 595 213 808
Accepted 552 193 745
Acceptance Rate 93% 91% 92%
Enrolled 93 23 116
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 12% 16%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
May 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2022.

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

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

Wilson College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Wilson 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=217013 IPEDS survey data for Wilson College.

FAQs

Does Wilson College prefer SAT or ACT?

62% of students submit their SAT scores to Wilson College. 8% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Wilson College?

92% of those who apply are granted admission to Wilson College. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Wilson College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1100. 62% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Wilson College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 8% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.