If you are planning on applying to Wilson College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here's an overiew of some of Wilson College's admissions stats.
|Wilson College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||19.6%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||79.7%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||12.2%|
These are the application deadlines for Wilson College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Wilson College does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into Wilson College is moderately difficult. Wilson College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Wilson College accepted 53% of students, about 237 of the 450 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Wilson College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Wilson College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important 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 shine.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Wilson College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Wilson College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Wilson College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Wilson College'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)||2.75|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||college preparatory program that includes 4 units of English, 4 units of history/civics, 3 units of mathematics, 2 units of same foreign language, and 2 units of natural sciences with lab|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Wilson College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 88.6% submitted a class rank. At Wilson College 19.6% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 53.2% were in the top 25% and 77.4% were in the top 50%.
At Wilson College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|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 Wilson College directly.
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.
Wilson College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Wilson College 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, 79.7% of Wilson College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 12.2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be most competitive at Wilson College, you should strive to earn between 19 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Wilson College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Wilson College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Wilson College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Wilson College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Wilson College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Wilson College.
Does Wilson College accept transfer credits?
✅ Wilson College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Wilson College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Wilson College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Wilson College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Wilson College?
✅ Wilson College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Wilson College's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Wilson College is 53%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Wilson College?
❌ Wilson College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Wilson College? Wilson College is a somewhat selective institution. The Wilson College acceptance rate is 53%. This means that the institution accepts 52 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wilson College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wilson College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
24 and Above
19 to 24
19 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Wilson College is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Wilson College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Wilson College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.45. 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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