Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 2
History 1
Academic Electives 4 8
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted July 1
SAT Only Considered if submitted July 1
ACT Only Considered if submitted July 1
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted July 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted July 1
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported SAT: Used for admission , ACT: Used for admission
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1 University Way
Cullowhee
NC
28723
Phone
(877) WCU4YOU
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1, 2023
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 15
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
74% of 13,146 applicants were admitted
Women
75% of 8,117 applicants were admitted
Men
74% of 5,029 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,729 (18%) of 9,772 admitted students enrolled
Women
959 (16%) of 6,059 admitted students enrolled
Men
770 (21%) of 3,713 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
7%
3.75 - 3.99
23%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 520-610 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
30%
Score of 500 - 600
49%
Score of 400 - 500
15%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 540-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
35%
Score of 500 - 600
45%
Score of 400 - 500
12%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
19-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
6%
Score of 24 - 29
30%
Score of 18 - 23
48%
Score of 12 - 17
16%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
3%
Score of 24 - 29
28%
Score of 18 - 23
40%
Score of 12 - 17
28%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Eng: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
8%
Score of 24 - 29
23%
Score of 18 - 23
42%
Score of 12 - 17
24%
Score of 6 - 11
3%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 16%
Top quarter: 39%
Top half: 74%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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