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|North Carolina Wesleyan College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||8%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||71%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||53%|
North Carolina 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.
Getting into North Carolina Wesleyan College is moderately difficult. North Carolina Wesleyan College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, North Carolina Wesleyan College accepted 98% of all applicants, around 1,629 of the 1,666 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like North Carolina 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.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to North Carolina Wesleyan College must submit the following items. Double check with North Carolina 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||√|
|Other Requirements||√||Placement scores|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to North Carolina Wesleyan College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Out of all students that were admitted, 79% submitted a class rank. At North Carolina Wesleyan College 8% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 23% were in the top 25% and 52% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At North Carolina Wesleyan College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
North Carolina Wesleyan College does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
North Carolina Wesleyan College 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, 71% of North Carolina Wesleyan College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 53% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of North Carolina Wesleyan College students scored 530 or higher and 75% of students scored 440 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of North Carolina Wesleyan College students scored 530 or higher, and 75% scored a 440 or higher.
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To be most competitive at North Carolina Wesleyan College, you should strive to earn between 16 and 21 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for North Carolina Wesleyan College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 21, and three out of four students scored lower than 21 on the ACT.
A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for North Carolina Wesleyan College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to North Carolina Wesleyan College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in North Carolina Wesleyan College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to North Carolina Wesleyan College?
Students who are admitted to North Carolina Wesleyan College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does North Carolina Wesleyan College accept transfer credits?
North Carolina Wesleyan College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. North Carolina Wesleyan College accepts:
Does North Carolina Wesleyan College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
North Carolina Wesleyan College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to North Carolina Wesleyan College?
North Carolina Wesleyan College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is North Carolina Wesleyan College's acceptance rate?
North Carolina Wesleyan College's acceptance rate is 98%.
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How hard is it to get into North Carolina Wesleyan College? North Carolina Wesleyan College is a somewhat selective institution. The North Carolina Wesleyan College acceptance rate is 98%. This means that the institution accepts 97 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to North Carolina Wesleyan College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to North Carolina Wesleyan College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to North Carolina Wesleyan College is 19. Students with an ACT score of 21 and above have a good chance of getting into North Carolina Wesleyan College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 21 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At North Carolina Wesleyan College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.2. 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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