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Chances of getting into The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
77.4%
Admission Difficulty for The University of Virginia's College at Wise
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into UVa-Wise and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #31 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 641 out of 828 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 easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. The University of Virginia's College at Wise typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 48% 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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UVa-Wise SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
80%
SAT Scores for The University of Virginia's College at Wise
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for The University of Virginia's College at Wise
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1040

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 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #29 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 80 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

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
1130 and Above Good >85%
1040 to 1130 Avg + 77%-85%
950 to 1040 Avg - 66%-77%
860 to 950 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 860 Low <54%
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UVa-Wise ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
32%
ACT Scores for The University of Virginia's College at Wise
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for The University of Virginia's College at Wise
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

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 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 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #28 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 32 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Virginia's College at Wise.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

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
25 and Above Good >86%
21 to 25 Avg + 77%-86%
18 to 21 Avg - 68%-77%
15 to 18 Reach 57%-68%
Less than 15 Low <57%
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UVa-Wise GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into The University of Virginia's College at Wise?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UVa-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. The school ranks #27 in Virginia for highest average GPA. 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 77% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

The University of Virginia's College at Wise admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 438 390 828
Accepted 339 302 641
Acceptance Rate 77% 77% 77%
Enrolled 163 147 310
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 48% 49% 48%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
186

Applicants have 186 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The University of Virginia's College at Wise and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does The University of Virginia's College at Wise prefer SAT or ACT?

80% of students submit their SAT scores to UVa-Wise. 32% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into The University of Virginia's College at Wise?

77% of those who apply are granted admission to UVa-Wise. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for The University of Virginia's College at Wise?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1130. 80% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for The University of Virginia's College at Wise?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 32% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.