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West Virginia University Tech Admission Requirements

Montgomery, West Virginia

Chances of getting into West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
60.6%
Admission Difficulty for West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into West Virginia University Tech and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in West Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 920 out of 1,517 applicants were admitted making West Virginia University Tech a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. West Virginia University Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 40% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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West Virginia University Tech SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
27%
SAT Scores for West Virginia University Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for West Virginia University Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to West Virginia University Institute of Technology?

West Virginia University Institute of Technology typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in West Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 27 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

West Virginia University Institute of Technology admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >73%
1105 to 1190 Avg + 61%-73%
1020 to 1105 Avg - 48%-61%
935 to 1020 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 935 Low <35%
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West Virginia University Tech ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
87%
ACT Scores for West Virginia University Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for West Virginia University Institute of Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that West Virginia University Tech regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in West Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 87 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to West Virginia University Institute of Technology.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

West Virginia University Institute of Technology admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >73%
24 to 27 Avg + 61%-73%
21 to 24 Avg - 48%-61%
18 to 21 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 18 Low <35%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.18
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into West Virginia University Institute of Technology. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at West Virginia University Institute of Technology was 3.18 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 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 Virginia University Tech accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted West Virginia University Institute of Technology students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 19% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 21% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

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

High School Class Rank for admitted West Virginia University Institute of Technology students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 36%
Top 50% of class 71%
Bottom 50% of class 29%
Bottom 25% of class 8%

Admission Statistics

West Virginia University Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 745 772 1,517
Accepted 459 461 920
Acceptance Rate 62% 60% 61%
Enrolled 156 211 367
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 34% 46% 40%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to West Virginia University Institute of Technology and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at West Virginia University Institute of Technology
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=237950 IPEDS survey data for West Virginia University Institute of Technology.

Frequently Asked Questions

27% of students submit their SAT scores to West Virginia University Tech. 87% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

61% of those who apply are granted admission to West Virginia University Tech. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1190. 27% 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 21 and 27. 87% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.