Reviews 0 Write a Review!
Can I get into IWU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,318 out of 3,744 applicants or 62% were admitted making IWU a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Illinois Wesleyan University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||21%||19%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Illinois Wesleyan University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that IWU regularly accepts students with ACTs of 25 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Illinois Wesleyan University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1230 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1130. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1330 out of 1600. 14 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>76%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||62%-76%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||52%-62%|
|23 to 25||Reach||41%-52%|
|Less than 23||Low||<41%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1430 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1330 to 1430||Avg +||62%-74%|
|1230 to 1330||Avg -||49%-62%|
|1130 to 1230||Reach||36%-49%|
|Less than 1130||Low||<36%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Illinois Wesleyan University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Illinois Wesleyan University was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as IWU accepts 62% of students who apply.
What are the requirements for admission to Illinois Wesleyan University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=145646 IPEDS survey data for Illinois Wesleyan University.