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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Wilson College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Wilson College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
91.9%
Admission Difficulty for Wilson College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Wilson College and can I get accepted? The school has a 92% acceptance rate ranking it #120 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 757 out of 824 applicants were admitted making Wilson College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 63 percent. Wilson College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Wilson College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
62%
SAT Scores for Wilson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Wilson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1060

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Wilson College 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 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #73 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Wilson College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >95%
1055 to 1130 Avg + 92%-95%
980 to 1055 Avg - 87%-92%
905 to 980 Reach 80%-87%
Less than 905 Low <80%
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Wilson College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-22 
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 22
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #81 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wilson College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Wilson College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >95%
20 to 22 Avg + 92%-95%
18 to 20 Avg - 87%-92%
16 to 18 Reach 80%-87%
Less than 16 Low <80%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.37*
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Wilson College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wilson College was 3.37 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #48 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.37 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Wilson College accepts 92% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

Wilson College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 587 237 824
Accepted 544 213 757
Acceptance Rate 93% 90% 92%
Enrolled 137 52 189
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 24% 25%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
196

Applicants have 196 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Wilson College before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wilson College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Wilson College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1130. 62% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 22. 8% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.