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Colleges / West Virginia University Institute of Technology

West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Beckley, WV 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate61%
Acceptance Rate61%

WVU Tech Admissions

If you want to apply to WVU Tech, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 1 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who apply to WVU Tech for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than August 15.

WVU Tech Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of WVU Tech's admissions stats.

WVU Tech 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 21%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 12.5%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 82.3%
Waitlist No

West Virginia University Institute of Technology Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for West Virginia University Institute of Technology.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Want to Apply Early to WVU Tech?

WVU Tech does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on West Virginia University Institute of Technology Admissions

Transferring to West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to WVU Tech

WVU Tech has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

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 when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling 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 on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at WVU Tech

What does WVU Tech consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important

Make sure to check with WVU Tech for more information on admission factors.

WVU Tech 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to WVU Tech, all applicants must submit the following items. 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) 2.0
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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GPA and Testing

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%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At West Virginia University Institute of Technology, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA ––
3.75 and 3.99 ––
3.50 and 3.74 ––
3.25 and 3.49 ––
3.00 and 3.24 ––
2.50 and 2.9 ––
2.00 and 2.49 ––

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to WVU Tech directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

WVU Tech considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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 is 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.

What is 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.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to West Virginia University Institute of Technology

For transfer students, it is not 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:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

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.

What is WVU Tech's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for WVU Tech is 61%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at WVU Tech?

❌ WVU Tech does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About WVU Tech?

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WVU Tech Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


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.


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


ACT Range

21 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above


21 to 27


21 and Less


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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


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

530 - 600


Reading SAT Range

490 - 590


Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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