Consult with Virginia Wesleyan University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Here's an overiew of some of Marlins's admissions stats.
|Marlins 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||15%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||13%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||4%|
These are the application deadlines for Virginia Wesleyan University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Marlins does not offer early decision or early action.
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It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Marlins 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 decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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 put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.
What does Marlins 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|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Marlins for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Marlins, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Marlins's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Marlins have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4. Marlins considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Out of all students that were admitted, 69% submitted a class rank. At Marlins 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36% were in the top 25% and 66% were in the top 50%.
At Virginia Wesleyan University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||12.98%|
|3.50 and 3.74||16.22%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11.5%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11.8%|
|2.50 and 2.9||18.88%|
|2.00 and 2.49||8.26%|
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 Marlins 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.
Marlins looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Marlins is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 13% of Marlins's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Marlins. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Marlins during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Marlins?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Marlins.
Does Marlins accept transfer credits?
✅ Marlins accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Marlins accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Marlins accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Marlins accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Marlins?
❌ No, Marlins is test optional, so you can decide whether to include your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Marlins's acceptance rate?
✅ Marlins has an acceptance rate of 86%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Marlins?
❌ Marlins does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Marlins? Marlins is a somewhat selective institution. The Marlins acceptance rate is 86%. This means that the institution accepts 86 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Marlins is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Marlins is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Marlins, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.39. 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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