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West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Beckley, WV 4-Year Public

WVU Tech Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto WVU Tech, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the application fee is $0. 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 hear back from WVU Tech by August 15.

Considering Applying Early to WVU Tech?

West Virginia University Institute of Technology 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 West Virginia University Institute of Technology

WVU Tech is aslightly difficult school to get into. WVU Tech evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, WVU Tech **accepted 61% of students, around 920 of the 1,517 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like WVU Tech, MIN Admissions to nursing program is program moderately difficult.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What Does WVU Tech Look For in an Applicant?

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 given the most weight in the admissions process. 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 stand out.

Admissions Factors at WVU Tech

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank 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 Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

WVU Tech Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2
Other Requirements minimum ACT composite score of 18 or 870 SAT math and verbal or minimum 3.0 high school GPA
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What GPA Do I Need To Get Into WVU Tech?

Students admitted to WVU Tech have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 69% submitted a class rank. At WVU Tech 21% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 51% were in the top 25% and 87% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At West Virginia University Institute of Technology, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 69%

WVU Tech 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.

In 2021, 12.5% of WVU Tech's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 82.3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for WVU Tech?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of WVU Tech students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of WVU Tech students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for WVU Tech?

To be most competitive at WVU Tech, you should strive to earn between 21 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for WVU Tech's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for WVU Tech students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

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Transferring to West Virginia University Institute of Technology

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to WVU Tech.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by August 15.

Transfer students can enroll in WVU Tech during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

WVU Tech Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to WVU Tech?

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

Does WVU Tech accept transfer credits?

WVU Tech accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. WVU Tech accepts:

DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

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

WVU Tech does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits

Do I have to submit test scores to WVU Tech?

WVU Tech. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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WVU Tech Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

61%

How hard is it to get into WVU Tech? WVU Tech is a less selective institution. The WVU Tech acceptance rate is 61%. This means that the institution accepts 60 out of every 100 applicants.

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WVU Tech Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to WVU Tech is Aug 1.

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

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

WVU Tech ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

21 to 27

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to WVU Tech is 22. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into WVU Tech. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 27 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.

WVU Tech SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

530 - 600

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Reading SAT Range

490 - 590

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WVU Tech GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.51

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At WVU Tech, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.51. 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.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,755

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

61%

Tuition and Fees

In State

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Application Deadline

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