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Baldwin Wallace Admissions

If you want to apply to Baldwin Wallace, Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Considering Applying Early to Baldwin Wallace?

Baldwin Wallace University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Baldwin Wallace Hard To Get Into?

Getting into Baldwin Wallace is moderately difficult. Baldwin Wallace evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Baldwin Wallace accepted 70% of all applicants., around 2,698 of the 3,864 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Baldwin Wallace, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Baldwin Wallace?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Baldwin Wallace

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Geographical Residence Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Considered

Baldwin Wallace 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Baldwin Wallace must submit the following items. Double check with Baldwin Wallace's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Interview
Other Requirements BW is now fully test optional, regardless of a student’s cum high school GPA. Test scores are typically required for assessing the preparation of homeschooled students for BW. Test scores don't have any bearing on a student’s eligibility for merit scholarships at BW.
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Baldwin Wallace?

Students admitted to Baldwin Wallace have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 59% submitted a class rank. At Baldwin Wallace 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 46% were in the top 25% and 82% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Baldwin Wallace University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 59%

Baldwin Wallace is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 43% of Baldwin Wallace's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 77% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Baldwin Wallace?

To be competitive with other Baldwin Wallace applicants, you should strive to earn between 1060 and 1260 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Baldwin Wallace 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1260 and 25% of scored lower than 1060, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Baldwin Wallace student is 1150.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Baldwin Wallace students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Baldwin Wallace students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Baldwin Wallace?

To be most competitive at Baldwin Wallace, you should strive to earn between 21 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Baldwin Wallace's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Baldwin Wallace students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

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Transferring to Baldwin Wallace University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Baldwin Wallace.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Baldwin Wallace during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Baldwin Wallace Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Baldwin Wallace?

Students who are admitted to Baldwin Wallace must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does Baldwin Wallace accept transfer credits?

Baldwin Wallace accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Baldwin Wallace accepts:

ACE recommendations for credit

Does Baldwin Wallace accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Baldwin Wallace accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Baldwin Wallace?

No, Baldwin Wallace is test optional, so you can make the call whether to send your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..

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Baldwin Wallace Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

70%

How hard is it to get into Baldwin Wallace? Baldwin Wallace is a somewhat selective institution. The Baldwin Wallace acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 69 out of every 100 applicants.

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Baldwin Wallace Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Baldwin Wallace is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Baldwin Wallace is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Baldwin Wallace ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

21 to 27

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Baldwin Wallace is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Baldwin Wallace. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Baldwin Wallace SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1060 - 1260

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Math SAT Range

520 - 620

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Reading SAT Range

520 - 640

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1260 and Above

Good

1060 to 1260

Avg

1060 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Baldwin Wallace students is 1150. Applicants with SAT scores of 1260 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Baldwin Wallace, while applicants with SAT scores between 1060 to 1260 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1060 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Baldwin Wallace.

Baldwin Wallace GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.64

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Baldwin Wallace, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.64. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,399

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

70%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$35,366

Out-of-State

$35,366

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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