The acceptance rate at WVSU is 89%. It ranks #11 in West Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. West Virginia State University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,863 out of 3,235 applicants were admitted.
The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent (SAT 870/1090 ACT 17/22). West Virginia State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.14. 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The WVSU application fee is $20 and applications are due by Aug 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. West Virginia State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||420|
|SAT Composite 25th||870|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1090|
|Average SAT Score||980
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to West Virginia State University?
West Virginia State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 82 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 870 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 760. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 980 out of 1600. WVSU ranks #11 in West Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into WVSU?
Admission data indicates that WVSU 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 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #15 in West Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to West Virginia State University.
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What GPA do you need to get into West Virginia State University?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into WVSU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at West Virginia State University was 3.14 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in West Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.14 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as WVSU accepts 89% of all applicants.
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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||8%||13%||10%|
Applicants have 185 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to West Virginia State University is $20.
What are the requirements for admission to West Virginia State University and what student information is used for 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||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237899 IPEDS survey data for West Virginia State University.
17% of students submit their SAT scores to WVSU. 88% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
89% of those who apply are granted admission to WVSU. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 870 and 1090. 17% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 88% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.