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Wheeling Jesuit University Admission Requirements

Wheeling, West Virginia

Chances of getting into Wheeling Jesuit University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
86.3%
Admission Difficulty for Wheeling Jesuit University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Wheeling Jesuit University and can I get accepted? The school has a 86% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in West Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,416 out of 1,640 applicants were admitted making Wheeling Jesuit University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Wheeling Jesuit University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% 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
910-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
42%
SAT Scores for Wheeling Jesuit University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 910
SAT Scores for Wheeling Jesuit University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1020

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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 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 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 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in West Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 42 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

Wheeling Jesuit University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >91%
1020 to 1130 Avg + 86%-91%
910 to 1020 Avg - 78%-86%
800 to 910 Reach 68%-78%
Less than 800 Low <68%
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Wheeling Jesuit University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
67%
ACT Scores for Wheeling Jesuit University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Wheeling Jesuit University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
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 67 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 >92%
21 to 24 Avg + 86%-92%
19 to 21 Avg - 80%-86%
17 to 19 Reach 72%-80%
Less than 17 Low <72%
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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 grades are above the average 3.38 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Wheeling Jesuit University accepts 86% of all applicants.

 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 779 861 1,640
Accepted 677 739 1,416
Acceptance Rate 87% 86% 86%
Enrolled 100 201 301
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 27% 21%

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

86% of those who apply are granted admission to Wheeling Jesuit University. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 910 and 1130. 42% 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 19 and 24. 67% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.