If you want to apply to Wilmington College, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
The following is an overiew of some of Wilmington College's admissions stats.
|Wilmington College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Mean SAT Score||1050|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||8%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||95%|
These are the application deadlines for Wilmington College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||August 1||––|
Wilmington College does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into Wilmington College is moderately difficult. Wilmington College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Wilmington College accepted 73% of all applicants, around 1,133 from 1,558 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Wilmington 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.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Wilmington College 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 are 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 admissions factors where you shine.
What does Wilmington College 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|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
Make sure to check with Wilmington College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Wilmington College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Wilmington 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|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Wilmington College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5. Wilmington College considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
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.
Wilmington College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Wilmington College 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, 8% of Wilmington College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 95% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Wilmington College applicants, you should strive to score between 940 and 1200 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Wilmington College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1200 and 25% of scored lower than 940, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Wilmington College student is 1050.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Wilmington College students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Wilmington College students scored 570 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
To be most competitive at Wilmington College, 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 Wilmington College'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 Wilmington College 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 Wilmington College.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Wilmington College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Wilmington College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Wilmington College.
Does Wilmington College accept transfer credits?
✅ Wilmington College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Wilmington College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Wilmington College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Wilmington College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Wilmington College?
✅ Wilmington College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Wilmington College's acceptance rate?
✅ Wilmington College has an acceptance rate of 73%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Wilmington College?
❌ Wilmington College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Wilmington College? Wilmington College is a somewhat selective institution. The Wilmington College acceptance rate is 73%. This means that the institution accepts 72 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wilmington College is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wilmington College is Aug 1.
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 Wilmington College is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Wilmington College. 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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1200 and Above
940 to 1200
940 and Less
The median SAT score for Wilmington College students is 1050. Applicants with SAT scores of 1200 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Wilmington College, while applicants with SAT scores between 940 to 1200 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 940 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Wilmington College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Wilmington College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.47. 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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