The College of Wooster

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The College of Wooster, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Wooster, OH, a predominately rural area. The College of Wooster has an enrollment of over 2,100 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores within the range of 1660 (25th percentile) - 1980 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 25 (25th percentile) - 30 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants admitted to this school. We were able to estimate the The College of Wooster average GPA (3.42 - 3.64) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. The College of Wooster sends acceptance letters to roughly 60% of applicants. Of those that are accepted, around 18% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wooster.edu.

Overall The College of Wooster Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

56.3%

The overall acceptance rate for The College of Wooster was reported as 56.3% in Fall 2013 with over 5,580 college applications submitted to The College of Wooster. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1660 - 1980
  • ACT Scores: 25 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.42 - 3.64

How Hard Is It to Get into The College of Wooster?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The College of Wooster has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for The College of Wooster has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 58.8%
  • 2010-2011: 67.4%
  • 2011-2012: 60.7%
  • 2012-2013: 58.1%
  • 2013-2014: 56.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 59.0%

How Does The College of Wooster Compare?

56.3%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for The College of Wooster is one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Malone University71.8%
Walsh University77.1%
Oberlin College30.4%
Kenyon College38.4%
Baldwin Wallace University64.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants5,58342.9%57.1%
Admitted3,14541.2%58.8%
Enrolled56042.1%57.9%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to The College of Wooster (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading550 - 670
Math550 - 660
Writing560 - 650
Total Score1660 - 1980
ACT®Score Range
English25 - 31
Math24 - 28
Composite Score25 - 30
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