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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

Admitted 
68%
Admission Difficulty for West Liberty University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into West Liberty University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at West Liberty University is 68%.  It ranks #6 in West Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. West Liberty University is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,271 out of 1,857 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent (SAT 900/1120 ACT 17/23). West Liberty University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.53. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The West Liberty University application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jul 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. West Liberty University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

West Liberty University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
900-1120
Applicants Submitting SAT 
1%
SAT Scores for West Liberty University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for West Liberty University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1010

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to West Liberty University?

West Liberty University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 790. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. West Liberty University ranks #6 in West Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 1 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

West Liberty University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1120 and Above Good >80%
1010 to 1120 Avg + 68%-80%
900 to 1010 Avg - 53%-68%
790 to 900 Reach 37%-53%
Less than 790 Low <37%
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West Liberty University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
17-23 
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 22
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 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 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.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

West Liberty University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
23 and Above Good >80%
20 to 23 Avg + 68%-80%
17 to 20 Avg - 53%-68%
14 to 17 Reach 37%-53%
Less than 14 Low <37%
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West Liberty University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.53
Typical High School Grades 
B+

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

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into West Liberty University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at West Liberty University was 3.53 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 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 68% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

72% 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 18%
Top 25% of class 38%
Top 50% of class 72%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

West Liberty University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,213 644 1,857
Accepted 847 424 1,271
Acceptance Rate 70% 66% 68%
Enrolled 261 155 416
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 37% 33%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
154

Applicants have 154 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2023.

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

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

West Liberty University Application 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?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to West Liberty University. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for West Liberty University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1120. 1% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is 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 23. 99% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.