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Kansas Wesleyan University Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Kansas Wesleyan University, the application fee costs $20.

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.

Kansas Wesleyan University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Kansas Wesleyan University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 12%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 24%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 67%
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Applying Early to Kansas Wesleyan University?

Kansas Wesleyan 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 Kansas Wesleyan University Hard To Get Into?

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

In 2021, Kansas Wesleyan University accepted 62% of all applicants, around 799 of the 1,293 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Kansas Wesleyan University, 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 Kansas Wesleyan University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Kansas Wesleyan University

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

Kansas Wesleyan University Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Kansas Wesleyan University must submit the following items. Double check with Kansas 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) 2.5
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Kansas Wesleyan University?

Students admitted to Kansas Wesleyan University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 87% submitted a class rank. At Kansas Wesleyan University 12% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 31% were in the top 25% and 67% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Kansas Wesleyan University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 87%
3.75 and 3.99 20%
3.50 and 3.74 19%
3.25 and 3.49 11%
3.00 and 3.24 16%
2.50 and 2.9 18%
2.00 and 2.49 8%

Kansas Wesleyan University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Kansas Wesleyan University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 24% of Kansas Wesleyan University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 67% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Kansas Wesleyan University?

To be competitive with other Kansas Wesleyan University applicants, you should strive to earn between 910 and 1100 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Kansas Wesleyan University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1100 and 25% of scored lower than 910, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Kansas Wesleyan University students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Kansas Wesleyan University students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Kansas Wesleyan University?

To be most competitive at Kansas Wesleyan University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Kansas Wesleyan University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Kansas Wesleyan University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

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Transferring to Kansas Wesleyan University

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

Transfer students can enroll in Kansas Wesleyan University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Kansas Wesleyan University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Kansas Wesleyan University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Kansas Wesleyan University.

Does Kansas Wesleyan University accept transfer credits?

Kansas Wesleyan University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Kansas Wesleyan University accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • Life Long Learning Credit
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Kansas Wesleyan University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Kansas Wesleyan University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Kansas Wesleyan University?

Kansas Wesleyan University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Kansas Wesleyan University's acceptance rate?

Kansas Wesleyan University's acceptance rate is 62%.

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Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

62%

How hard is it to get into Kansas Wesleyan University? Kansas Wesleyan University is a somewhat selective institution. The Kansas Wesleyan University acceptance rate is 62%. This means that the institution accepts 61 out of every 100 applicants.

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Kansas Wesleyan University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kansas Wesleyan University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kansas Wesleyan University is Continuous processing.

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

Kansas Wesleyan University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

18 to 24

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Kansas Wesleyan University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Kansas Wesleyan University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Kansas Wesleyan University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

910 - 1100

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Math SAT Range

440 - 550

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Reading SAT Range

460 - 550

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Kansas Wesleyan University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.34

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Kansas Wesleyan University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.34. 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

803

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

62%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$31,340

Out-of-State

$31,340

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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