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Wabash College

Crawfordsville, IN 4-Year Private

About Wabash College

Wabash College is a private, nonprofit school located in the small town setting of Crawfordsville, IN, less than an hour from Indianapolis.

Founded in 1832, the institution currently enrolls around 868 students a year, including 868 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $335,881,771. The school spends $13,093 for each full-time student enrolled.

2021 Admissions Facts About Wabash College

Acceptance rate: 63%

Average GPA: 3.79

Mean ACT score: 25

Mean SAT score: 1222

Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: July 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: January 28

What's the acceptance rate at Wabash College in 2021?

Admission to Wabash College is moderately difficult. The acceptance rate at Wabash College is 63 percent.

The average high school GPA for a student at Wabash College is 3.79 /4.0. Admitted students have a mean score of 1222 on the SAT. The mean ACT scores is 25.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Wabash College a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

About 84 percent of students who start at Wabash College come back for their second year of college. Out of the 256 students who started at Wabash College as first-time freshman, 182 graduate within four years.

Around 75 percent of students who started at Wabash College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 99 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $53,491 a year. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $34,233 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Wabash College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Wabash College a good school for YOU?

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The deadline to apply to Wabash College for Fall 2022 is July 28. All applicants will be notified by January 28.

Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. You can also see what others are saying about Wabash College in the College Confidential forums and get personalized recommendations for other colleges that might be perfect for you.

College Info

PO Box 352 Crawfordsville, IN 47933-0352

Campus Setting: Small Town

Wabash College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wabash College is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wabash College is Continuous processing.

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

Wabash College ACT Scores


ACT Range

23 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

29 and Above


23 to 29


23 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Wabash College is 26. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Wabash College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Wabash College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1120 - 1310


Math SAT Range

560 - 670


Reading SAT Range

560 - 650

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1310 and Above


1120 to 1310


1120 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Wabash College students is 1222. Applicants with SAT scores of 1310 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Wabash College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1120 to 1310 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1120 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Wabash College.

Wabash College Tuition & Fees

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Campus Setting

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Application Deadline

Jul 1
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