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 2,000 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores within the range of 1150 (25th percentile) - 1380 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 24 (25th percentile) - 31 (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 (3.35 - 3.71) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. The College of Wooster sends acceptance letters to roughly 50% of applicants. Of those that are accepted, around 16% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall The College of Wooster Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for The College of Wooster was reported as 54.7% in Fall 2020 with over 6,350 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

  • ACT Scores: 24 - 31
  • Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.71

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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 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

  • 2016-2017: 58.2%
  • 2017-2018: 56.4%
  • 2018-2019: 54.2%
  • 2019-2020: 54.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 51.4%

How Does The College of Wooster Compare?

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The acceptance rate for The College of Wooster is four percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Malone University70.9%
Walsh University76.2%
Oberlin College36.4%
Kenyon College34.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to The College of Wooster (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading580 - 680
Math570 - 700
Total Score1150 - 1380
ACT®Score Range
English23 - 33
Math23 - 28
Composite Score24 - 31
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