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UVa-Wise Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

77.5%
Admission Difficulty for The University of Virginia's College at Wise
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into UVa-Wise? The school has a 78% acceptance rate. Last year, 655 out of 845 applicants were admitted making The University of Virginia's College at Wise an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 63 percent. The University of Virginia's College at Wise typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1020-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
86%
SAT Scores for The University of Virginia's College at Wise
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for The University of Virginia's College at Wise
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Estimated Average SAT 1110
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of Virginia's College at Wise?

The University of Virginia's College at Wise typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 86 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

The University of Virginia's College at Wise admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >86%
1105 to 1190 Avg + 78%-86%
1020 to 1105 Avg - 68%-78%
935 to 1020 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 935 Low <55%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
22%
ACT Scores for The University of Virginia's College at Wise
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for The University of Virginia's College at Wise
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 23
Estimated Average ACT 20
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UVa-Wise?

Admission data indicates that UVa-Wise 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. 22 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Virginia's College at Wise.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The University of Virginia's College at Wise admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >86%
20 to 23 Avg + 78%-86%
17 to 20 Avg - 68%-78%
14 to 17 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 14 Low <55%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.34
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into The University of Virginia's College at Wise. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Virginia's College at Wise was 3.34 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.34 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UVa-Wise accepts 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School Class Rank

52% of The University of Virginia's College at Wise freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted The University of Virginia's College at Wise students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 26%
Top 25% of class 52%
Top 50% of class 87%
Bottom 50% of class 13%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

The University of Virginia's College at Wise admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 470 375 845
Accepted 364 291 655
Acceptance Rate 77% 78% 78%
Enrolled 146 111 257
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 40% 38% 39%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
110

Applicants have 110 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UVa-Wise before the Aug 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The University of Virginia's College at Wise and what considerations affect admission decisions?

The University of Virginia's College at Wise Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The University of Virginia's College at Wise
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233897 IPEDS survey data for The University of Virginia's College at Wise.