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Wilberforce University

Wilberforce, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate38%

Wilberforce University Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Wilberforce University. Around 38% of applicants get into Wilberforce University each year. Out of 1,284 applications received in 2023, 482 students were offered admission.

If you are considering submitting an application to Wilberforce University, the regular decision application deadline is July 1 and the fee for the application is $25.

Students who submit their applications to Wilberforce University for fall semester should hear back from Wilberforce University by August 1.

Wilberforce University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Wilberforce University's admissions stats.

Wilberforce University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Waitlist No

Wilberforce University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Wilberforce University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes Info Not Available
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 7 1 August 1

Considering Applying Early to Wilberforce University?

Wilberforce University offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

Some students apply to college early to help their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of admission, since it is a way to show that you are very interested in a school.

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

More on Wilberforce University Admissions

Transferring to Wilberforce University

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

For Students Waitlisted to Wilberforce University

Wilberforce University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Wilberforce University?

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 when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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. What does Wilberforce University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

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

Wilberforce University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Wilberforce University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Wilberforce 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 Wilberforce University?

Wilberforce University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

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

Wilberforce University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Wilberforce University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Wilberforce University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1. Applicants should hear back by August 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Wilberforce University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Winter Term

Wilberforce University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Wilberforce University?

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

Does Wilberforce University accept transfer credits?

✅ Wilberforce University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Wilberforce University accepts:

• Life Long Learning Credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Wilberforce University?

❌ No, Wilberforce University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Wilberforce University's acceptance rate?

✅ Wilberforce University has an acceptance rate of 38%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Wilberforce University?

✅ Wilberforce University offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.

Want To Learn More About Wilberforce University?

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Wilberforce University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Wilberforce University? Wilberforce University is a less selective institution. The Wilberforce University acceptance rate is 38%. This means that the institution accepts 37 out of every 100 applicants.


Wilberforce University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wilberforce University is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wilberforce University is Jul 1.

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

Wilberforce University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Wilberforce University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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

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