|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
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How hard is it to get into SWU and can I get accepted? The school has a 35% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 365 out of 1,042 applicants were admitted making SWU a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. Of those applicants who were admitted, 55% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Southern Wesleyan University is a prized outcome for many students.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Southern Wesleyan University 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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||468|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||948|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||593|
|SAT Composite 75th||1153|
|Average SAT Score||1050|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Southern Wesleyan University?
Southern Wesleyan University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 948 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 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #15 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 70 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1153 and Above||Good||>48%|
|1050 to 1153||Avg +||35%-48%|
|948 to 1050||Avg -||24%-35%|
|846 to 948||Reach||16%-24%|
|Less than 846||Low||<16%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into SWU?
Admission data indicates that SWU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #16 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 69 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southern Wesleyan University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>48%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||35%-48%|
|17 to 20||Avg -||24%-35%|
|14 to 17||Reach||16%-24%|
|Less than 14||Low||<16%|
Southern Wesleyan University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||53%||68%||55%|
Applicants have 227 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Southern Wesleyan University is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Southern Wesleyan University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217776 IPEDS survey data for Southern Wesleyan University.
70% of students submit their SAT scores to SWU. 69% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
35% of those who apply are granted admission to SWU. Admission competition is high and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 948 and 1153. 70% 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 17 and 23. 69% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.