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WVU Potomac State Admissions

Check in with Potomac State College of West Virginia University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

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.

WVU Potomac State Admissions Stats at a Glance

WVU Potomac State 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 12%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered

Applying Early to WVU Potomac State?

Potomac State College of West Virginia 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.

How To Get Into Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Getting into WVU Potomac State is not competitive. WVU Potomac State has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, WVU Potomac State **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like WVU Potomac State, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

It is slightly difficult to be admitted as a transfer student. For applicants who are not residents of West Virginia, getting into Potomac State College of West Virginia University is slightly difficult.

What Does WVU Potomac State Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides 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 apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at WVU Potomac State

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Considered
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
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 Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

WVU Potomac State 2021-2022 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements ACT and SAT scores
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into WVU Potomac State?

Students admitted to WVU Potomac State have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

Out of all students that were admitted, 75% submitted a class rank. At WVU Potomac State 12% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 32% were in the top 25% and 60% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Potomac State College of West Virginia University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 75%

WVU Potomac State doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

WVU Potomac State 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.

Transferring to Potomac State College of West Virginia University

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to WVU Potomac State. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in WVU Potomac State during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

WVU Potomac State Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to WVU Potomac State?

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

Does WVU Potomac State accept transfer credits?

WVU Potomac State accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does WVU Potomac State accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

WVU Potomac State accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to WVU Potomac State?

WVU Potomac State is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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WVU Potomac State Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to WVU Potomac State is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to WVU Potomac State is Continuous processing.

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

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WVU Potomac State GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At WVU Potomac State, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.06. 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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