Wilson College

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Wilson College can be found in Chambersburg, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Wilson College has only about 790 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 1290 (25th percentile) - 1680 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 19 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants accepted to this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Wilson College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.33. An estimated 50% of all students which applied were accepted at Wilson College, and from those that were granted acceptance around 32% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wilson.edu.

Overall Wilson College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Wilson College was reported as 52.7% in Fall 2013 with over 450 applications submitted to Wilson College. 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: 1290 - 1680
  • ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Wilson College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Wilson 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 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 Wilson College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 50.8%
  • 2010-2011: 18.6%
  • 2011-2012: 51.8%
  • 2012-2013: 62.2%
  • 2013-2014: 52.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 50.9%

How Does Wilson College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Wilson College is five percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design36.1%
Capitol College59.0%
Corcoran College of Art and Design27.1%
St John's College81.0%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill81.1%

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 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 Wilson College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 570
Math420 - 550
Writing430 - 560
Total Score1290 - 1680
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score19 - 24
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