Wheelock College

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Wheelock College can be found in Boston, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around a thousand students enrolled each year at Wheelock College.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to this school. A score in the range of 1340 - 1630 on the SAT exam, or 19 - 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Wheelock College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.25. Roughly 70 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Wheelock College, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 19 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wheelock.edu.

Overall Wheelock College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Wheelock College was reported as 73.2% in Fall 2013 with over 1,570 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: 1340 - 1630
  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Wheelock College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Wheelock 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 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Wheelock College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 75.0%
  • 2010-2011: 70.4%
  • 2011-2012: 70.7%
  • 2012-2013: 69.2%
  • 2013-2014: 73.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 71.5%

How Does Wheelock College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Wheelock College is thirty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Emmanuel College60.5%
Simmons College49.0%
Massachusetts College of Art and Design69.8%
School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston76.8%
Wentworth Institute of Technology57.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 Wheelock College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 550
Math450 - 540
Writing450 - 540
Total Score1340 - 1630
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math18 - 24
Composite Score19 - 25
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