If you want to apply to Warren Wilson, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is July 3 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 be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than December 1.
|Warren Wilson 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||10%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||4%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||47%|
Warren Wilson College 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.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast! Warren Wilson will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 1.
The early decision acceptance rate at Warren Wilson is 94%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 85%. Warren Wilson accepts about 94% of early action applicants and 85% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Warren Wilson admitted 16 of the 17 students who applied early decison. In 2021, Warren Wilson admitted 396 of the 423 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.
Getting into Warren Wilson is moderately difficult. Warren Wilson evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Warren Wilson accepted 85% of all applicants, around 1,130 of the 1,332 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Warren Wilson, 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.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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 areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Warren Wilson must submit the following items. Double check with Warren Wilson'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||√||Common Application, Common Application School Report Form|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Warren Wilson have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 41% submitted a class rank. At Warren Wilson 10% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 25% were in the top 25% and 66% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Warren Wilson College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||14%|
|3.50 and 3.74||16%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12%|
|2.50 and 2.9||15%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2%|
Warren Wilson does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Warren Wilson 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, 4% of Warren Wilson's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 47% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Warren Wilson students scored 420 or higher and 75% of students scored 620 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Warren Wilson students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 620 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Warren Wilson, you should strive to earn between 21 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Warren Wilson's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Warren Wilson students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Warren Wilson.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is July 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Warren Wilson during the following terms: - Fall Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Warren Wilson?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Warren Wilson.
Does Warren Wilson accept transfer credits?
Warren Wilson accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Warren Wilson accepts:
Does Warren Wilson accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Warren Wilson accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Warren Wilson?
No, Warren Wilson is test optional, so you can make the call if you want to to include 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 Warren Wilson's acceptance rate?
Warren Wilson's acceptance rate is 85%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Warren Wilson?
Warren Wilson's early decision acceptance rate was 94% in 2021.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Warren Wilson?
The early action acceptance rate at Warren Wilson was 94% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Warren Wilson? Warren Wilson is a somewhat selective institution. The Warren Wilson acceptance rate is 85%. This means that the institution accepts 84 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Warren Wilson is Jul 3.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Warren Wilson 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 Warren Wilson is 25. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Warren Wilson. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Warren Wilson, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. 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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