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University of Virginia's College at Wise Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

Wise, VA

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
 

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 2  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 1  
History 1  
Academic Electives 5  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required May 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay SAT: Used for admission
ACT: Used for admission

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1 College Avenue
City, State, Zip
Wise, VA 24293
Phone
(888) 282-9324
Fax
(276) 328-0251
E-mail
admissions@uvawise.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
August 20
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1, February 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
77% of 951 applicants were admitted
Women
86% of 601 applicants were admitted
Men
62% of 350 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
362 (49%) of 733 admitted students enrolled
Women
175 (34%) of 516 admitted students enrolled
Men
187 (86%) of 217 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.58
3.75 and Above
33%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
16%
2.00 - 2.49
6%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
470-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
11%
Score of 500 - 600
45%
Score of 400 - 500
34%
Score of 300 - 400
6%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
500-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
7%
Score of 600 - 700
16%
Score of 500 - 600
52%
Score of 400 - 500
23%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
21 average
18-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
5%
Score of 24 - 29
26%
Score of 18 - 23
50%
Score of 12 - 17
16%
Score of 6 - 11
3%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 14%
Top quarter: 42%
Top half: 73%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
1%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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