Waynesburg University (Waynesburg College)

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Waynesburg University can be found in Waynesburg, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around a thousand students enrolled per year at Waynesburg College.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores at Waynesburg College. A score between 950 to 1150 on the SAT exam, or 18 to 23 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Waynesburg College average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.18 for accepted students. Roughly 90% of all applicant were accepted at Waynesburg College, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 24% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .waynesburg.edu.

Overall Waynesburg College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Waynesburg University was reported as 92.5% in Fall 2020 with over 1,590 college applications submitted to Waynesburg College. 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

  • Waynesburg College ACT Scores: 18 - 23
  • Waynesburg College Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Waynesburg University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Waynesburg College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Waynesburg University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 93.7%
  • 2017-2018: 95.3%
  • 2018-2019: 91.4%
  • 2019-2020: 92.5%
  • Projected Waynesburg College Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 86.3%

How Does Waynesburg College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Waynesburg College is sixty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Washington & Jefferson College85.2%
West Liberty University70.6%
Fairmont State University85.4%
Bethany College95.3%
Wheeling Jesuit University68.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 2020)


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 590
Math470 - 560
Total Score950 - 1150
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math17 - 23
Composite Score18 - 23
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