W
Private 4 Year

Wheeling Jesuit University Admission Requirements

Wheeling, West Virginia

 0 Reviews

Chances of getting into Wheeling Jesuit University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
77%
Admission Difficulty for Wheeling Jesuit University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Wheeling Jesuit University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Wheeling Jesuit University is 77%.  It ranks #8 in West Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Wheeling Jesuit University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 812 out of 1,057 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent (SAT 890/1090 ACT 17/23). Wheeling Jesuit University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.33. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Wheeling Jesuit University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Wheeling Jesuit University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
890-1090
Applicants Submitting SAT 
42%
SAT Scores for Wheeling Jesuit University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for Wheeling Jesuit University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1090
Average SAT Score 990

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Wheeling Jesuit University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 790. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. Wheeling Jesuit University ranks #8 in West Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 42 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Find other colleges with similar SAT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Wheeling Jesuit University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1090 and Above Good >86%
990 to 1090 Avg + 77%-86%
890 to 990 Avg - 64%-77%
790 to 890 Reach 48%-64%
Less than 790 Low <48%
Calculate My Chances 

Wheeling Jesuit University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
67%
ACT Scores for Wheeling Jesuit University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Wheeling Jesuit University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

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 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in West Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 67 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Wheeling Jesuit University.

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Wheeling Jesuit University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
23 and Above Good >86%
20 to 23 Avg + 77%-86%
17 to 20 Avg - 64%-77%
14 to 17 Reach 48%-64%
Less than 14 Low <48%
Calculate My Chances 

Wheeling Jesuit University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.33
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Wheeling Jesuit University?

Applicants require 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 3.33 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in West Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.33 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Wheeling Jesuit University accepts 77% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

Explore more colleges with similar GPA requirements

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Other Colleges to Consider 

High School Class Rank

69% 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 17%
Top 25% of class 36%
Top 50% of class 69%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Wheeling Jesuit University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 475 582 1,057
Accepted 363 449 812
Acceptance Rate 76% 77% 77%
Enrolled 64 124 188
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 28% 23%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Wheeling Jesuit University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Wheeling Jesuit University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Wheeling Jesuit University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program 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.

FAQs

Does Wheeling Jesuit University prefer SAT or ACT?

42% of students submit their SAT scores to Wheeling Jesuit University. 67% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Wheeling Jesuit University?

77% of those who apply are granted admission to Wheeling Jesuit University. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Wheeling Jesuit University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1090. 42% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Wheeling Jesuit University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 67% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.