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Wittenberg University

Springfield, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate92%
Acceptance Rate92%

Wittenberg University Admissions

If you are applying to Wittenberg University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Wittenberg University Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Wittenberg University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 22%
Mean SAT Score 1116
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 11%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 60%
Waitlist No

Wittenberg University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Wittenberg University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes November 1 December 1
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes December 1 January 1

Applying Early to Wittenberg University?

Wittenberg University offers early decision and also offers 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.

🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by November 1 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 1.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 1. Wittenberg University will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 1.

The early decision acceptance rate at Wittenberg University is 100%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 92%.

Wittenberg University accepts around 94% of early action applicants and 92% all applicants for all deadlines. In 2022, Wittenberg University admitted 70 of the 70 students who applied early decision. Last year, Wittenberg University admitted 1,395 of the 1,477 who applied early action.

Some students apply early to college in hopes that it will increase their chances of being offering admission. 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 selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Wittenberg University Admissions

How Difficult Is It To Get Admitted to Wittenberg University?

Getting into Wittenberg University is moderately difficult. Wittenberg University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Wittenberg University accepted 92% of students, about 3,019 from 3,272 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Wittenberg University, 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. Admissions to International United Nations Scholars Program, Institute of International Education Program is program very difficult.

Transferring to Wittenberg University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Wittenberg University

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

What Does Wittenberg University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding 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 assembling 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 on the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Wittenberg University

Curious about the factors that are considered by Wittenberg University 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
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Class Rank Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Application Essay Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Talent/Ability Important
Volunteer Work Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

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

Wittenberg University Application Requirements

To apply to Wittenberg University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Wittenberg 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
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Wittenberg University?

Students admitted to Wittenberg University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 60% submitted a class rank. At Wittenberg University 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 41% were in the top 25% and 74% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Wittenberg University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 20.4%
3.75 and 3.99 16%
3.50 and 3.74 18%
3.25 and 3.49 16%
3.00 and 3.24 14%
2.50 and 2.9 13%
2.00 and 2.49 2%

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 Wittenberg University directly.

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

Wittenberg University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Wittenberg 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.

In 2022, 11% of Wittenberg University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 60% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Wittenberg University?

To be competitive with other Wittenberg University applicants, you should strive to score between 1070 and 1230 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Wittenberg University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1230 and 25% of scored lower than 1070, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Wittenberg University student is 1116.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Wittenberg University students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Wittenberg University students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Wittenberg University?

To be most competitive at Wittenberg University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Wittenberg University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Wittenberg University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Wittenberg University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Wittenberg University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

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

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Wittenberg University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Wittenberg University?

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

Does Wittenberg University accept transfer credits?

✅ Wittenberg University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

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

✅ Wittenberg University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Wittenberg University?

❌ No, Wittenberg University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Wittenberg University's acceptance rate?

✅ Wittenberg University's acceptance rate is 92%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Wittenberg University?

✅ Wittenberg University's early decision acceptance rate was 100% in 2021.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Wittenberg University?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Wittenberg University was 94% in 2021.

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Wittenberg University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Wittenberg University? Wittenberg University is a somewhat selective institution. The Wittenberg University acceptance rate is 92%. This means that the institution accepts 92 out of every 100 applicants.


Wittenberg University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

Wittenberg University ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above


19 to 26


19 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Wittenberg University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Wittenberg University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 26 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.

Wittenberg University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1070 - 1230


Math SAT Range

490 - 610


Reading SAT Range

520 - 620

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1230 and Above


1070 to 1230


1070 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Wittenberg University students is 1116. Applicants with SAT scores of 1230 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Wittenberg University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1070 to 1230 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1070 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Wittenberg University.

Wittenberg University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Wittenberg University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. 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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