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COLLEGE PROFILE

Wheelock College

Boston, MA

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English 4 
Mathematics 3 
Science 2 
Foreign Language  
Social Studies 1 
History 2 
Academic Electives 3 
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTNot used if submittedNot reported
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test PolicyNot reported
Use of SAT/ACT EssayNot reported

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address200 The Riverway
City, State, ZipBoston, MA  02215
Phone(617) 879-2206
Fax(617) 566-7531
E-mailundergrad@wheelock.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Application FeeNo fee required
Application Fee WaiverNot reported
Regular Admission NotificationRolling
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 20
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 required 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 GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
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 Rate84% of 1,305 applicants were admitted
   Women87% of 975 applicants were admitted
   Men75% of 330 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled182 (17%) of 1,095 admitted students enrolled
   Women141 (17%) of 847 admitted students enrolled
   Men41 (17%) of 248 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate 
Early Action Admission RateNot 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 GPANot reported
3.75 and Above8%
3.50 - 3.7410%
3.25 - 3.4918%
3.00 - 3.2410%
2.50 - 2.9928%
2.00 - 2.4922%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math455 average
400-510 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
2%
Score of 500 - 600
29%
Score of 400 - 500
46%
Score of 300 - 400
22%
Score of 200 - 300
1%
SAT Critical Reading453 average
400-505 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
7%
Score of 500 - 600
23%
Score of 400 - 500
49%
Score of 300 - 400
21%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing460 average
410-510 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
6%
Score of 500 - 600
27%
Score of 400 - 500
48%
Score of 300 - 400
17%
Score of 200 - 300
2%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite19 average
15-22 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
10%
Score of 18 - 23
47%
Score of 12 - 17
43%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 11%
Top quarter: 33%
Top half: 57%
Bottom half: 43%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.50 3.50     30
Low 3.50 3.50     30
High 3.50 3.50     30
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