|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into WVSU and can I get accepted? The school has a 95% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in West Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,138 out of 2,242 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 77 percent. West Virginia State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. West Virginia State 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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||430|
|SAT Math 25th||420|
|SAT Composite 25th||850|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||550|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1080|
|Average SAT Score||970|
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 85 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 850 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 730. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 970 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in West Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1080 and Above||Good||>97%|
|965 to 1080||Avg +||95%-97%|
|850 to 965||Avg -||92%-95%|
|735 to 850||Reach||87%-92%|
|Less than 735||Low||<87%|
|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||20|
|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 #16 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>97%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||95%-97%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||93%-95%|
|15 to 17||Reach||89%-93%|
|Less than 15||Low||<89%|
What GPA do you need to get into West Virginia State University?
You can get into WVSU 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 95% of all applicants.
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||16%||13%|
Applicants have 8 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2021.
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.
95% 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 850 and 1080. 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.