If you want to apply to WVU Tech, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 1 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 hear back from WVU Tech by August 15.
|WVU Tech 2021||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%|
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.
Getting into WVU Tech is slightly difficult. 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 all applicants, around 920 of the 1,517 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like WVU Tech, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT. Admissions to nursing program is program moderately difficult.
It is slightly 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 in the admissions process. 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 put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.
|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|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Not Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
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)||2.0|
|Other Requirements||√||minimum ACT composite score of 18 or 870 SAT math and verbal or minimum 3.0 high school GPA|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
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, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
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.
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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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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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
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:
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?
WVU Tech's acceptance rate is 61%.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
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.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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.
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