WVSU Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into West Virginia State University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into WVSU and can I get accepted? The school has a 94% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in West Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,816 out of 1,924 applicants were admitted making West Virginia State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 75 percent. West Virginia State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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WVSU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT17%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||430|
|SAT Composite 25th||880|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||530|
|SAT Math 75th||510|
|SAT Composite 75th||1040|
|Average SAT Score||960|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to West Virginia State University?
West Virginia State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 81 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 880 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in West Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 17 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1040 and Above||Good||>96%|
|960 to 1040||Avg +||94%-96%|
|880 to 960||Avg -||90%-94%|
|800 to 880||Reach||84%-90%|
|Less than 800||Low||<84%|
WVSU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT88%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||20|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 #17 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.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>97%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||94%-97%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||91%-94%|
|15 to 17||Reach||87%-91%|
|Less than 15||Low||<87%|
Avg. High School GPA2.89
Typical High School GradesB-
You can get into West Virginia State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at West Virginia State University was 2.89 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in West Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.89 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as WVSU accepts 94% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||20%||18%|
Applications are DueAug 10, 2020
Days left to Apply126
Applicants have 126 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 10, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to WVSU before the Aug 10 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to West Virginia State University and what considerations affect 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
17% of students submit their SAT scores to WVSU. 88% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
94% 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 880 and 1040. 17% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.