Wingate University

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Wingate University can be found in Wingate, NC, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Wingate University has an enrollment of about three thousand students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 930 (25th percentile) - 1130 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 18 (25th percentile) - 23 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants that get into this school. We were able to estimate the Wingate University average GPA (2.89 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Approximately 90 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Wingate University, and from those that were granted acceptance about 7 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Wingate University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Wingate University was reported as 88.7% in Fall 2020 with over 16,000 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.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Wingate University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Wingate University, 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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Wingate University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 69.6%
  • 2017-2018: 93.2%
  • 2018-2019: 84.8%
  • 2019-2020: 88.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 79.9%

How Does Wingate University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Wingate University is fifty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Queens University of Charlotte65.2%
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte84.9%
Johnson C Smith University47.0%
Pfeiffer University63.8%

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
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Wingate University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 560
Math460 - 570
Total Score930 - 1130
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 23
Math18 - 23
Composite Score18 - 23
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