Wheeling Jesuit University

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Wheeling Jesuit University can be found in Wheeling, WV, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around a thousand students enrolled each year at Wheeling Jesuit University.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores at this school. A score within the range of 1358 - 1663 on the SAT exam, or 20 - 24 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Wheeling Jesuit University average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.33 for accepted students. 69% of all students that apply are accepted to Wheeling Jesuit University, from which 27% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wju.edu.

Overall Wheeling Jesuit University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Wheeling Jesuit University was reported as 68.9% in Fall 2013 with over 1,260 college applications submitted to Wheeling Jesuit University. 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: 1358 - 1663
  • ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Wheeling Jesuit University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Wheeling Jesuit University 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 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 Wheeling Jesuit University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 74.4%
  • 2010-2011: 71.6%
  • 2011-2012: 71.6%
  • 2012-2013: 66.2%
  • 2013-2014: 68.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 69.3%

How Does Wheeling Jesuit University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Wheeling Jesuit University is twenty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
West Liberty University71.2%
Bethany College49.5%
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
  • School Records 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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Wheeling Jesuit University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 563
Math450 - 550
Writing448 - 550
Total Score1358 - 1663
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math18 - 25
Composite Score20 - 24
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