If you are considering submitting an applicationto Wayland Baptist University, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the fee for the application costs $35. 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.
Wayland Baptist 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.
Wayland Baptist University is aslightly difficult school to get into. Wayland Baptist University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Wayland Baptist University **accepted 97% of students, around 619 of the 635 students who applied.
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Transfer student admissions is slightly 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 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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Not Considered|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Wayland Baptist University must submit the following items. Double check with Wayland Baptist University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
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Students admitted to Wayland Baptist University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 88% submitted a class rank. At Wayland Baptist University 10% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 21% were in the top 25% and 57% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Wayland Baptist University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Wayland Baptist University is not 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, 45% of Wayland Baptist University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 55% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Wayland Baptist University applicants, you should strive to earn between 880 and 1055 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Wayland Baptist University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1055 and 25% of scored lower than 880, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Wayland Baptist University 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 Wayland Baptist University students scored 530 or higher, and 75% scored a 440 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Wayland Baptist University, you should strive to earn between 16 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Wayland Baptist University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Wayland Baptist University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Wayland Baptist University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Wayland Baptist University during the following terms: Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Wayland Baptist University?
Students who are admitted to Wayland Baptist University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Wayland Baptist University accept transfer credits?
Wayland Baptist University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Wayland Baptist University accepts:
DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit Excelsior College Examinations
Does Wayland Baptist University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Wayland Baptist University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits
Do I have to submit test scores to Wayland Baptist University?
Wayland Baptist University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Wayland Baptist University? Wayland Baptist University is a less selective institution. The Wayland Baptist University acceptance rate is 97%. 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 Wayland Baptist University is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wayland Baptist University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Wayland Baptist University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.33. 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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