If you are considering submitting an application to Nebraska Wesleyan University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 15 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Students who submit their applications to Nebraska Wesleyan University for the fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than August 1.
Here is an overiew of some of Nebraska Wesleyan University's admissions stats.
|Nebraska Wesleyan University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||22%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||17%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||84%|
These are the application deadlines for Nebraska Wesleyan University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||October 15||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||August 15||August 1|
Nebraska Wesleyan University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is October 15.
Nebraska Wesleyan University accepts around 9% of early action applicants and 82% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Nebraska Wesleyan University admitted 655 of the 725 who applied early action.
➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Nebraska Wesleyan University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining 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 areas where you shine.
What does Nebraska 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|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Nebraska Wesleyan University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Nebraska Wesleyan University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Nebraska 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||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Nebraska Wesleyan University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 51% submitted a class rank. At Nebraska Wesleyan University 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 50% were in the top 25% and 84% were in the top 50%.
At Nebraska Wesleyan University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||29.38%|
|3.50 and 3.74||16.79%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15.8%|
|3.00 and 3.24||8.4%|
|2.50 and 2.9||5.43%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.25%|
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 Nebraska Wesleyan University 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.
Nebraska Wesleyan University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Nebraska Wesleyan 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, 17% of Nebraska Wesleyan University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 84% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Nebraska Wesleyan University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1050 and 1280 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Nebraska Wesleyan University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1280 and 25% of scored lower than 1050, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Nebraska Wesleyan University students scored 660 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Nebraska Wesleyan University students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.
To be most competitive at Nebraska Wesleyan University, you should strive to earn between 23 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Nebraska Wesleyan University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Nebraska Wesleyan University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Nebraska 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 Nebraska Wesleyan University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Nebraska Wesleyan University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Nebraska Wesleyan University.
Does Nebraska Wesleyan University accept transfer credits?
✅ Nebraska Wesleyan University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Nebraska Wesleyan University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Nebraska Wesleyan University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Nebraska Wesleyan University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Nebraska Wesleyan University?
❌ No, Nebraska Wesleyan 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 may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Nebraska Wesleyan University's acceptance rate?
✅ Nebraska Wesleyan University has an acceptance rate of 82%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Nebraska Wesleyan University?
❌ Nebraska Wesleyan University does not offer early decision.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Nebraska Wesleyan University?
✅ The early action acceptance rate at Nebraska Wesleyan University was 9% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Nebraska Wesleyan University? Nebraska Wesleyan University is a somewhat selective institution. The Nebraska Wesleyan University acceptance rate is 82%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Nebraska Wesleyan University is Aug 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Nebraska Wesleyan University is Aug 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
29 and Above
23 to 29
23 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Nebraska Wesleyan University is 24. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Nebraska Wesleyan University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Nebraska Wesleyan University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.7. 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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