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 two thousand students enrolled each year at West Liberty University.

A large majority of students at this school scored in the range of 17 (25th percentile) to 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT. We were able to estimate the West Liberty University average GPA (2.80 - 3.25) 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 36% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at westliberty.edu.

Overall West Liberty University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for West Liberty University was reported as 70.6% in Fall 2020 with over 1,830 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: 17 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.25

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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for West Liberty University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 71.7%
  • 2017-2018: 71.8%
  • 2018-2019: 69.4%
  • 2019-2020: 70.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 65.7%

How Does West Liberty University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for West Liberty University is twenty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bethany College95.3%
Wheeling Jesuit University68.3%
Franciscan University of Steubenville76.6%
Washington & Jefferson College85.2%
Waynesburg University92.5%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to West Liberty University (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math16 - 23
Composite Score17 - 24
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