West Virginia Wesleyan College

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West Virginia Wesleyan College, 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 Buckhannon, WV, a predominately rural area. Nearly 1,300 students are enrolled at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

Many of the students getting into this school got an SAT score between 940 to 1120, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 18 to 24. We were able to estimate the West Virginia Wesleyan College average GPA (2.89 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. West Virginia Wesleyan College sends acceptance letters to approximately 60 percent of students applying each year. Of those that are admitted, about 22 percent registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wvwc.edu.

Overall West Virginia Wesleyan College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for West Virginia Wesleyan College was reported as 64.1% in Fall 2020 with over 2,290 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: 18 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into West Virginia Wesleyan College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into West Virginia Wesleyan College, 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 Virginia Wesleyan College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 77.3%
  • 2017-2018: 70.6%
  • 2018-2019: 70.2%
  • 2019-2020: 64.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 63.9%

How Does West Virginia Wesleyan College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for West Virginia Wesleyan College is thirteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Alderson Broaddus College47.2%
Davis & Elkins College39.8%
Fairmont State University85.4%
Waynesburg University92.5%
Marietta College70.8%

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
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to West Virginia Wesleyan College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 570
Math460 - 550
Total Score940 - 1120
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math17 - 24
Composite Score18 - 24
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