If you are considering submitting an application to The College of Wooster, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is February 15 and 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 with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Students who apply for Fall should hear back from The College of Wooster by April 1.
|The College of Wooster 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||46.4%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||55%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||58%|
The College of Wooster offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing. Early Decision 2 applications are due 1/15.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is November 25, which is coming up fast! The College of Wooster will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 31.
The early decision acceptance rate at The College of Wooster is 63%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 65%. The College of Wooster accepts about 81% of early action applicants and 65% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, The College of Wooster admitted 124 of the 196 students who applied early decison. In 2021, The College of Wooster admitted 2,296 of the 2,851 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.
The College of Wooster is a moderately difficult school to get into. The College of Wooster evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, The College of Wooster accepted 65% of all applicants, around 3,645 of the 5,582 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like The College of Wooster, 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.
In 2021, The College of Wooster waitlisted 434 students. Of those, 88 eventually got off the waitlist.
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 admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to The College of Wooster must submit the following items. Double check with The College of Wooster'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)||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to The College of Wooster have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 47.2% submitted a class rank. At The College of Wooster 46.4% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 67.6% were in the top 25% and 91.6% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At The College of Wooster, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||54%|
|3.50 and 3.74||23%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11%|
|3.00 and 3.24||7%|
|2.50 and 2.9||5%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
The College of Wooster considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
The College of Wooster is 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, 55% of The College of Wooster's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 58% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other The College of Wooster applicants, you should strive to earn between 1160 and 1350 (or higher!) on the SAT. At The College of Wooster 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1350 and 25% of scored lower than 1160, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of The College of Wooster students scored 680 or higher and 75% of students scored 580 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of The College of Wooster students scored 680 or higher, and 75% scored a 580 or higher.
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To be most competitive at The College of Wooster, you should strive to earn between 24 and 31 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 31 means you fall in the 75th percentile for The College of Wooster's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 31, and three out of four students scored lower than 31 on the ACT.
A 24 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for The College of Wooster students. Only one out of every four students scored below 24.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to The College of Wooster.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is July 15.
Transfer students can enroll in The College of Wooster during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to The College of Wooster?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to The College of Wooster.
Does The College of Wooster accept transfer credits?
The College of Wooster accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does The College of Wooster accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
The College of Wooster accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to The College of Wooster?
No, The College of Wooster is test optional, so you can make the call whether or not to include your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is The College of Wooster's acceptance rate?
The College of Wooster's acceptance rate is 65%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at The College of Wooster?
The College of Wooster's early decision acceptance rate was 63% in 2021.
What is the early action acceptance rate at The College of Wooster?
The early action acceptance rate at The College of Wooster was 81% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into The College of Wooster? The College of Wooster is a somewhat selective institution. The The College of Wooster acceptance rate is 65%. This means that the institution accepts 65 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to The College of Wooster is Feb 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to The College of Wooster is Jul 15.
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 The College of Wooster is 28. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into The College of Wooster. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At The College of Wooster, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.73. 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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