If you are planning on applying to Iowa Wesleyan University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 15 and the application fee is $20.
The following is an overiew of some of Iowa Wesleyan University's admissions stats.
|Iowa Wesleyan University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.0|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||9%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||6%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||94%|
These are the application deadlines for Iowa Wesleyan University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||August 15||––|
Iowa Wesleyan University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Iowa Wesleyan University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Iowa Wesleyan University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Iowa Wesleyan University accepted 41% of students, around 700 from the 1,696 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Iowa Wesleyan 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.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Iowa Wesleyan University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding 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 apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.
What does Iowa Wesleyan University consider 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|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Iowa Wesleyan University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Iowa Wesleyan University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Iowa Wesleyan 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||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
Students admitted to Iowa Wesleyan University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.0.
Out of all students that were admitted, 83% submitted a class rank. At Iowa Wesleyan University 9% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 27% were in the top 25% and 55% were in the top 50%.
At Iowa Wesleyan University, 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 Iowa Wesleyan University directly.
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.
Iowa Wesleyan University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Iowa Wesleyan University is not 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, 6% of Iowa Wesleyan University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 94% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be most competitive at Iowa Wesleyan University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Iowa Wesleyan University'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 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Iowa Wesleyan University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Iowa Wesleyan University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 15. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Iowa Wesleyan University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Iowa Wesleyan University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Iowa Wesleyan University.
Does Iowa Wesleyan University accept transfer credits?
✅ Iowa Wesleyan University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Iowa Wesleyan University accepts:
• DSST/DANTES • Excelsior College Examinations
Does Iowa Wesleyan University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Iowa Wesleyan University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Iowa Wesleyan University?
✅ Iowa Wesleyan University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Iowa Wesleyan University's acceptance rate?
✅ Iowa Wesleyan University has an acceptance rate of 41%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Iowa Wesleyan University?
❌ Iowa Wesleyan University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Iowa Wesleyan University? Iowa Wesleyan University is a somewhat selective institution. The Iowa Wesleyan University acceptance rate is 41%. This means that the institution accepts 41 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Iowa Wesleyan University is Aug 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Iowa Wesleyan University is Aug 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
24 and Above
18 to 24
18 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Iowa Wesleyan University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Iowa Wesleyan University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Iowa Wesleyan University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.02. 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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