If you want to apply to HILLTOPPERS, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the application fee is $45.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
|HILLTOPPERS 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||22%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||11%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||95%|
Western Kentucky 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.
Getting into HILLTOPPERS is slightly difficult. HILLTOPPERS evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, HILLTOPPERS accepted 97% of all applicants, around 8,019 of the 8,245 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like HILLTOPPERS, 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, dental hygiene, engineering, speech-language pathology programs 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 determines 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 choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
|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 HILLTOPPERS must submit the following items. Double check with HILLTOPPERS'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)||√|
|Other Requirements||√||minimum of 2.0 unweighted high school GPA, Composite Admission Index (CAI) score of at least 60|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to HILLTOPPERS have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 54.6% submitted a class rank. At HILLTOPPERS 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 45% were in the top 25% and 74% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Western Kentucky University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
HILLTOPPERS does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
HILLTOPPERS is 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, 11% of HILLTOPPERS's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 95% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other HILLTOPPERS applicants, you should strive to earn between 1000 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At HILLTOPPERS 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 1000, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of HILLTOPPERS students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of HILLTOPPERS students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
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To be most competitive at HILLTOPPERS, you should strive to earn between 19 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for HILLTOPPERS'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 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for HILLTOPPERS students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to HILLTOPPERS.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 1.
Transfer students can enroll in HILLTOPPERS during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to HILLTOPPERS?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to HILLTOPPERS.
Does HILLTOPPERS accept transfer credits?
HILLTOPPERS accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. HILLTOPPERS accepts:
Does HILLTOPPERS accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
HILLTOPPERS accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to HILLTOPPERS?
No, HILLTOPPERS is test optional, so you can decide whether to submit your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is HILLTOPPERS's acceptance rate?
HILLTOPPERS's acceptance rate is 97%.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to HILLTOPPERS is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to HILLTOPPERS is Aug 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At HILLTOPPERS, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.42. 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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