West Liberty University

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West Liberty University can be found in West Liberty, WV, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled each year at West Liberty University.

The majority of students accepted into this school earned an SAT score in the range of 1210 - 1540, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 18 - 24. We were able to estimate the West Liberty University average GPA (2.80 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 71% of all students that apply are admitted to West Liberty University, from which 32% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at westliberty.edu.

Overall West Liberty University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for West Liberty University was reported as 71.2% in Fall 2013 with over 2,180 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

  • SAT Scores: 1210 - 1540
  • ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into West Liberty University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into West Liberty 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 West Liberty University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 78.5%
  • 2010-2011: 76.9%
  • 2011-2012: 74.7%
  • 2012-2013: 69.9%
  • 2013-2014: 71.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 72.6%

How Does West Liberty University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for West Liberty University is twenty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bethany College49.5%
Wheeling Jesuit University68.9%
Franciscan University of Steubenville76.1%
Washington & Jefferson College39.7%
Waynesburg University75.2%

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 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)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to West Liberty University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading400 - 510
Math430 - 530
Writing380 - 500
Total Score1210 - 1540
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math16 - 23
Composite Score18 - 24
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