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Kentucky Wesleyan College Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Kentucky Wesleyan College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Kentucky Wesleyan College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Kentucky Wesleyan College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admissions Test Policy Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 20%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 88%
Waitlist No

Considering Applying Early to Kentucky Wesleyan College?

Kentucky Wesleyan College 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.

How To Get Into Kentucky Wesleyan College

It is moderately difficult to get into Kentucky Wesleyan College. Kentucky Wesleyan College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Kentucky Wesleyan College accepted 67% of all applicants, around 670 of the 996 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Kentucky Wesleyan College, 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.

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What Does Kentucky Wesleyan College Look For in an Applicant?

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 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Kentucky Wesleyan College

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

Kentucky Wesleyan College 2021-2022 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Kentucky Wesleyan College?

Students admitted to Kentucky Wesleyan College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 0% submitted a class rank.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Kentucky Wesleyan College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 0%
3.75 and 3.99 17%
3.50 and 3.74 15%
3.25 and 3.49 15%
3.00 and 3.24 13%
2.50 and 2.9 16%
2.00 and 2.49 5%

Kentucky Wesleyan College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Kentucky Wesleyan College has 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, 20% of Kentucky Wesleyan College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 88% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Kentucky Wesleyan College?

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What's a Good ACT Score for Kentucky Wesleyan College?

To be most competitive at Kentucky Wesleyan College, you should strive to earn between 19 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Kentucky Wesleyan College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Kentucky Wesleyan College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

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Transferring to Kentucky Wesleyan College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Kentucky Wesleyan College.

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

Kentucky Wesleyan College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Kentucky Wesleyan College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Kentucky Wesleyan College.

Does Kentucky Wesleyan College accept transfer credits?

Kentucky Wesleyan College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Kentucky Wesleyan College accepts:

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

Does Kentucky Wesleyan College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Kentucky Wesleyan College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Kentucky Wesleyan College?

No, Kentucky Wesleyan College is test optional, so you can decide if you want to to send your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

What is Kentucky Wesleyan College's acceptance rate?

Kentucky Wesleyan College's acceptance rate is 67%.

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Kentucky Wesleyan College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

67%

How hard is it to get into Kentucky Wesleyan College? Kentucky Wesleyan College is a somewhat selective institution. The Kentucky Wesleyan College acceptance rate is 67%. This means that the institution accepts 67 out of every 100 applicants.

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Kentucky Wesleyan College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Kentucky Wesleyan College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

19 to 25

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Kentucky Wesleyan College is 21. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Kentucky Wesleyan College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Kentucky Wesleyan College SAT Scores

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Kentucky Wesleyan College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.3

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Kentucky Wesleyan College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. 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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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

785

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

67%

Tuition and Fees

In State

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