Kansas Wesleyan University

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Kansas Wesleyan University can be found in Salina, KS, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is about 910 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores between 890 (25th percentile) to 1030 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 20 (25th percentile) to 24 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants admitted to this school. We were able to estimate the Kansas Wesleyan University average GPA (3.06 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Kansas Wesleyan University sends acceptance letters to roughly 50 percent of those that apply. Of those that are accepted, about 41 percent of students continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at kwu.edu.

Overall Kansas Wesleyan University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Kansas Wesleyan University was reported as 53.7% in Fall 2013 with over 689 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Kansas Wesleyan University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Kansas Wesleyan University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Kansas Wesleyan University has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 55.4%
  • 2010-2011: 50.9%
  • 2011-2012: 58.7%
  • 2012-2013: 47.9%
  • 2013-2014: 53.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 52.8%

How Does Kansas Wesleyan University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Kansas Wesleyan University is three percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bethany College58.8%
McPherson College86.6%
Tabor College73.5%
Sterling College44.1%
Bethel College-North Newton64.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

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


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Kansas Wesleyan University (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 23
Math19 - 25
Composite Score20 - 24
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