Wilberforce University

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Wilberforce University is a historically black college found in Wilberforce, OH. The smaller size of enrollment, which is around 800 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Wilberforce University admits around 60 percent of those that apply per year. Of those that are accepted, roughly 8 percent enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wilberforce.edu.

Overall Wilberforce University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Wilberforce University was reported as 58.3% in Fall 2013 with over 1,530 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.

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 Wilberforce University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 32.4%
  • 2010-2011: 28.3%
  • 2011-2012: 92.5%
  • 2012-2013: 42.5%
  • 2013-2014: 58.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 54.4%

How Does Wilberforce University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Wilberforce University is five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Art Academy of Cincinnati25.5%
Cincinnati Christian University64.0%
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Defiance College71.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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