SWU Admission RequirementsCentral, South Carolina
Chances of getting into Southern Wesleyan University
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
How hard is it to get into SWU and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 545 out of 1,016 applicants were admitted making SWU a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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SWU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT70%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1150|
|Average SAT Score||1060|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Southern Wesleyan University?
Southern Wesleyan University 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 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. 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 Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1150 and Above||Good||>67%|
|1060 to 1150||Avg +||54%-67%|
|970 to 1060||Avg -||41%-54%|
|880 to 970||Reach||29%-41%|
|Less than 880||Low||<29%|
SWU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT69%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into SWU?
Admission data indicates that SWU 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #14 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.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>69%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||54%-69%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||43%-54%|
|16 to 18||Reach||33%-43%|
|Less than 16||Low||<33%|
Southern Wesleyan University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||39%||40%||39%|
What are the requirements for admission to Southern Wesleyan University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
70% of students submit their SAT scores to SWU. 69% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
54% of those who apply are granted admission to SWU. Admission competition is low 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 970 and 1150. 70% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.