If you are considering submitting an applicationto Illinois Wesleyan University, the application fee is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Illinois Wesleyan University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast! Illinois Wesleyan University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15. Illinois Wesleyan University accepts about 72% of early action applicants* and 57% all applicants for all deadlines.. In 2021, Illinois Wesleyan University admitted 1,33 of the 1,84 who applied 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.
Getting into Illinois Wesleyan University is very difficult. Illinois Wesleyan University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Illinois Wesleyan University accepted 57% of all applicants., around 2,218 of the 3,896 students who applied.
Schools that are very difficult to get into, like Illinois Wesleyan University, accept fewer than 60% of all applicants. At least 50% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT and over 26 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is very difficult. Illinois Wesleyan University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
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 are most important in the admissions process. 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 shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to Illinois Wesleyan University must submit the following items. Double check with Illinois Wesleyan University'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)||2||3|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Illinois Wesleyan University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 28% submitted a class rank. At Illinois Wesleyan University 26% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 58% were in the top 25% and 94% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Illinois Wesleyan University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Illinois Wesleyan University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 65% of Illinois Wesleyan University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 57% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Illinois Wesleyan University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1120 and 1290 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Illinois Wesleyan University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1290 and 25% of scored lower than 1120, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Illinois Wesleyan University students scored 660 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Illinois Wesleyan University students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Illinois Wesleyan University, you should strive to earn between 24 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Illinois Wesleyan University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 24 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Illinois Wesleyan University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 24.
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For transfer students, it is very difficult to get admitted to Illinois Wesleyan University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is June 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Illinois Wesleyan University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Illinois Wesleyan University?
Students who are admitted to Illinois Wesleyan University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Illinois Wesleyan University accept transfer credits?
Illinois Wesleyan University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Illinois Wesleyan University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Illinois Wesleyan University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Illinois Wesleyan University?
Illinois Wesleyan University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Illinois Wesleyan University's acceptance rate?
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What is the early action acceptance rate at Illinois Wesleyan University?
The early action acceptance rate at Illinois Wesleyan University was 72% in 2021.
How hard is it to get into Illinois Wesleyan University? Illinois Wesleyan University is a very selective institution. The Illinois Wesleyan University acceptance rate is 57%. This means that the institution accepts 56 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Illinois Wesleyan University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Illinois Wesleyan University is Jun 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Illinois Wesleyan University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.8. 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.
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