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?
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
|Pennsylvania College of Art and Design||36.1%|
|Corcoran College of Art and Design||27.1%|
|St John's College||81.0%|
|Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill||81.1%|
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® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||440 - 570|
|Math||420 - 550|
|Writing||430 - 560|
|Total Score||1290 - 1680|
|English||0 - 0|
|Math||0 - 0|
|Composite Score||19 - 24|