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Wheeling, West Virginia

Wheeling Jesuit University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Wheeling Jesuit University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
51.4%
Admission Difficulty for Wheeling Jesuit University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Wheeling Jesuit University and can I get accepted? The school has a 51% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in West Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,105 out of 2,150 applicants were admitted making Wheeling Jesuit University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. Wheeling Jesuit University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 16% 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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Wheeling Jesuit University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
31%
SAT Scores for Wheeling Jesuit University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Wheeling Jesuit University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1090

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Wheeling Jesuit University?

Wheeling Jesuit University typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in West Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 31 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Wheeling Jesuit University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >64%
1090 to 1190 Avg + 51%-64%
990 to 1090 Avg - 38%-51%
890 to 990 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 890 Low <26%
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Wheeling Jesuit University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
70%
ACT Scores for Wheeling Jesuit University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Wheeling Jesuit University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Wheeling Jesuit University?

Admission data indicates that Wheeling Jesuit University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 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 70 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wheeling Jesuit University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Wheeling Jesuit University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >66%
21 to 24 Avg + 51%-66%
19 to 21 Avg - 41%-51%
17 to 19 Reach 31%-41%
Less than 17 Low <31%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.38
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Wheeling Jesuit University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Wheeling Jesuit University was 3.38 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 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 Wheeling Jesuit University accepts 51% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Wheeling Jesuit University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 30% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 13% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

High School Class Rank

78% of Wheeling Jesuit University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Wheeling Jesuit University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 13%
Top 25% of class 41%
Top 50% of class 78%
Bottom 50% of class 22%
Bottom 25% of class 7%

Admission Statistics

Wheeling Jesuit University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,156 994 2,150
Accepted 598 507 1,105
Acceptance Rate 52% 51% 51%
Enrolled 90 91 181
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 18% 16%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wheeling Jesuit University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Wheeling Jesuit University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=238078 IPEDS survey data for Wheeling Jesuit University.