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West Liberty University Admission Requirements

West Liberty, West Virginia

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Chances of getting into West Liberty University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
70.6%
Admission Difficulty for West Liberty University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into West Liberty University and can I get accepted? The school has a 71% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in West Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,292 out of 1,829 applicants were admitted making West Liberty University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. West Liberty University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. West Liberty 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.

West Liberty University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
1%
SAT Scores for West Liberty University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for West Liberty University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

West Liberty University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
99%
ACT Scores for West Liberty University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for West Liberty University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into West Liberty University?

Admission data indicates that West Liberty University 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in West Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 99 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to West Liberty University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

West Liberty University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >82%
20 to 24 Avg + 71%-82%
17 to 20 Avg - 61%-71%
14 to 17 Reach 50%-61%
Less than 14 Low <50%
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West Liberty University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.33
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into West Liberty University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into West Liberty University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at West Liberty University was 3.33 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in West Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as West Liberty University accepts 71% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted West Liberty University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 28% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 11% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 21% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

71% of West Liberty University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted West Liberty University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 37%
Top 50% of class 71%
Bottom 50% of class 29%
Bottom 25% of class 4%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

West Liberty University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,167 662 1,829
Accepted 863 429 1,292
Acceptance Rate 74% 65% 71%
Enrolled 302 163 465
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 35% 38% 36%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
7

Applicants have 7 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to West Liberty University is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to West Liberty University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

West Liberty University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at West Liberty University
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=237932 IPEDS survey data for West Liberty University.

FAQs

Does West Liberty University prefer SAT or ACT?

1% of students submit their SAT scores to West Liberty University. 99% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into West Liberty University?

71% of those who apply are granted admission to West Liberty University. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for West Liberty University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 24. 99% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.