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University of Virginia's College at Wise

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 GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program 
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English 4 
Mathematics 3 
Science 2 
Foreign Language 2 
Social Studies 1 
History 1 
Academic Electives 5 
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredMay 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
SAT Essay Component Policy Essay component recommended
ACT Writing Test PolicyWriting component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Used for admission
ACT: Used for admission

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address1 College Avenue
City, State, ZipWise, VA  24293
Phone(276) 328-0102
Fax(276) 328-0251
E-mailadmissions@uvawise.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineAugust 1
Application Fee$25
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationAugust 20
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedNo
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedNo
Early Decision Deadline 
Early Decision Notification 
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Action DeadlineDecember 1
Early Action NotificationDecember 15
Application Form
Common ApplicationNot accepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Not available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
 
Letters of
Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPA
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate76% of 1,068 applicants were admitted
   Women81% of 515 applicants were admitted
   Men72% of 553 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled406 (50%) of 816 admitted students enrolled
   Women188 (45%) of 416 admitted students enrolled
   Men218 (55%) of 400 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate 
Early Action Admission Rate49% of 528 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List 
Students Accepting Wait List Position 
Students Admitted From Wait List 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.42
3.75 and Above30%
3.50 - 3.7415%
3.25 - 3.4918%
3.00 - 3.2413%
2.50 - 2.9918%
2.00 - 2.496%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math481 average
420-530 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
9%
Score of 500 - 600
30%
Score of 400 - 500
49%
Score of 300 - 400
12%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading489 average
430-540 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
12%
Score of 500 - 600
28%
Score of 400 - 500
49%
Score of 300 - 400
9%
Score of 200 - 300
1%
SAT Writing457 average
400-510 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
6%
Score of 500 - 600
24%
Score of 400 - 500
47%
Score of 300 - 400
21%
Score of 200 - 300
2%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite21 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
3%
Score of 24 - 29
17%
Score of 18 - 23
55%
Score of 12 - 17
25%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 31%
Top quarter: 42%
Top half: 75%
Bottom half: 25%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
Valedictorian1%
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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