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Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate79%
Acceptance Rate79%

Roberts Wesleyan College Admissions

If you are planning on applying to Roberts Wesleyan College, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 25 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who apply to Roberts Wesleyan College for fall should hear back from Roberts Wesleyan College by August 1.

Roberts Wesleyan College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Roberts Wesleyan College's admissions stats.

Roberts Wesleyan College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 24%
Mean SAT Score 1125
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 26%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 7%
Waitlist No

Roberts Wesleyan College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Roberts Wesleyan College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes November 15 December 6

Want to Apply Early to Roberts Wesleyan College?

Roberts Wesleyan College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15. Roberts Wesleyan College will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 6.

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

More on Roberts Wesleyan College Admissions

Is Roberts Wesleyan College Difficult To Get Into?

It is moderately difficult to get into Roberts Wesleyan College.

In 2021, Roberts Wesleyan College accepted 79% of students, approximately 1,180 from 1,495 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Roberts Wesleyan 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.

Transferring to Roberts Wesleyan College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Roberts Wesleyan College

Roberts Wesleyan College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Roberts Wesleyan College?

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 they consider most important 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 prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Roberts Wesleyan College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Roberts Wesleyan College 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
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Application Essay Important
Interview Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Roberts Wesleyan College for more information on admission factors.

Roberts Wesleyan College Application Requirements

To apply to Roberts Wesleyan College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Roberts Wesleyan 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) 2.7
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Roberts Wesleyan College?

Students admitted to Roberts Wesleyan College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 53% submitted a class rank. At Roberts Wesleyan College 24% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 40% were in the top 25% and 63% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Roberts Wesleyan College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 27.1%
3.75 and 3.99 18.7%
3.50 and 3.74 20.2%
3.25 and 3.49 9.36%
3.00 and 3.24 13.3%
2.50 and 2.9 9.9%
2.00 and 2.49 1.5%

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 Roberts Wesleyan College directly.

About GPAs

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.

Standardized Test Scores

Roberts Wesleyan College looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Roberts Wesleyan College has 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 2022, 26% of Roberts Wesleyan College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 7% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Roberts Wesleyan College?

To be competitive with other Roberts Wesleyan College applicants, you should aim to score between 1000 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Roberts Wesleyan College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 1000, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Roberts Wesleyan College student is 1125.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Roberts Wesleyan College students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Roberts Wesleyan College students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Roberts Wesleyan College?

To be most competitive at Roberts Wesleyan College, you should strive to earn between 15 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Roberts Wesleyan College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Roberts Wesleyan College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.

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 Roberts Wesleyan College

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

Transfer students can enroll in Roberts Wesleyan College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Roberts Wesleyan College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Roberts Wesleyan College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Roberts Wesleyan College.

Does Roberts Wesleyan College accept transfer credits?

✅ Roberts Wesleyan College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Roberts Wesleyan College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Excelsior College Examinations

Do I have to submit test scores to Roberts Wesleyan College?

❌ No, Roberts Wesleyan College 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 should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Roberts Wesleyan College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Roberts Wesleyan College is 79%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Roberts Wesleyan College?

❌ Roberts Wesleyan College does not offer early decision.

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Roberts Wesleyan College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Roberts Wesleyan College? Roberts Wesleyan College is a somewhat selective institution. The Roberts Wesleyan College acceptance rate is 79%. This means that the institution accepts 78 out of every 100 applicants.


Roberts Wesleyan College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 25

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Roberts Wesleyan College is Aug 25.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Roberts Wesleyan College is Continuous processing.

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

Roberts Wesleyan College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1000 - 1220


Math SAT Range

500 - 610


Reading SAT Range

500 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1220 and Above


1000 to 1220


1000 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Roberts Wesleyan College students is 1125. Applicants with SAT scores of 1220 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Roberts Wesleyan College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1000 to 1220 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1000 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Roberts Wesleyan College.

Roberts Wesleyan College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Roberts Wesleyan College, 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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