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Wheeling University

Wheeling, WV 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate91%

Wheeling Jesuit University Admissions

Wheeling Jesuit University is moderately difficult to get into. Wheeling Jesuit University admitted 91% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 1,621 applications received in 2023, 1,473 students were offered admission.

If you are applying to Wheeling Jesuit University, the fee for the application costs $25.

Wheeling Jesuit University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Wheeling Jesuit University's admissions stats.

Wheeling Jesuit University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 17%
Mean SAT Score 100
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 61%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 63%
Waitlist No

Wheeling Jesuit University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Wheeling Jesuit University.

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

Want to Apply Early to Wheeling Jesuit University?

Wheeling Jesuit University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Wheeling Jesuit University

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling Jesuit University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Wheeling Jesuit University?

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 they consider most important 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Wheeling Jesuit University

What does Wheeling Jesuit University 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
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Wheeling Jesuit University for more information on admission factors.

Wheeling Jesuit University Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Wheeling Jesuit University?

Students admitted to Wheeling Jesuit University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 57% submitted a class rank. At Wheeling Jesuit University 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36% were in the top 25% and 69% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Wheeling Jesuit University, 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 Wheeling Jesuit University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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

Wheeling Jesuit University 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, 61% of Wheeling Jesuit University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 63% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Wheeling Jesuit University?

To be competitive with other Wheeling Jesuit University applicants, you should strive to score between 900 and 1110 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Wheeling Jesuit University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1110 and 25% of scored lower than 900, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Wheeling Jesuit University student is 100.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Wheeling Jesuit University students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Wheeling Jesuit University students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.

To be most competitive at Wheeling Jesuit University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Wheeling Jesuit University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Wheeling Jesuit University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

More Information on Transferring to Wheeling Jesuit University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Wheeling Jesuit University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Wheeling Jesuit University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Wheeling Jesuit University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Wheeling Jesuit University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Wheeling Jesuit University.

Does Wheeling Jesuit University accept transfer credits?

✅ Wheeling Jesuit University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Wheeling Jesuit University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit • Excelsior College Examinations

Does Wheeling Jesuit University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Wheeling Jesuit University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Wheeling Jesuit University?

✅ Wheeling Jesuit University is not test optional.

What is Wheeling Jesuit University's acceptance rate?

✅ Wheeling Jesuit University's acceptance rate is 91%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Wheeling Jesuit University?

❌ Wheeling Jesuit University does not offer early decision.

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Wheeling Jesuit University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Wheeling Jesuit University? Wheeling Jesuit University is a somewhat selective institution. The Wheeling Jesuit University acceptance rate is 91%. This means that the institution accepts 90 out of every 100 applicants.


Wheeling Jesuit University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wheeling Jesuit University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wheeling Jesuit University is Continuous processing.

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

Wheeling Jesuit University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

900 - 1110


Math SAT Range

440 - 540


Reading SAT Range

450 - 550

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1110 and Above


900 to 1110


900 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Wheeling Jesuit University students is 100. Applicants with SAT scores of 1110 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Wheeling Jesuit University, while applicants with SAT scores between 900 to 1110 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 900 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Wheeling Jesuit University.

Wheeling Jesuit University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Wheeling Jesuit 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.

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

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