The school is known for being a highly selective school. They receive approximately 19,000 applications every admission cycle. With regards to the overall acceptance rate, it is around 40 percent which is equal about 7,700 students being accepted to the school. However, when the year commences, about 2,200 students will have picked Western Carolina University as their school of choice. The school’s application data shows that 38 percent of the applicants who applied are men compared to 61 percent who are women. When the semester starts, about 55 percent of those accepted women enrolled at Western Carolina University and 44 percent were males.

Freshmen students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Western Carolina University when applying. Most often, an ACT score between 20 - 25 or an SAT score between 1,030 - 1,210 is the range that applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual credit. Western Carolina University’s undergraduate application fee is $65. To submit your application to Western Carolina University, you will need to send these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution highly suggests that applicants have Secondary school rank.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2018 Admissions Cycle
Applications
19,344
Male 7,534
Female 11,810

 

Acceptance
7,672
Male 3,191
Female 4,481

 

Enrollment Total
2,198
Male 984
Female 1,214


Acceptance Rate
39.7%
Male
42.4%
Female
37.9%

 

Yield
28.7%
Male
30.8%
Female
27.1%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$65


Graduate

$65



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Secondary school rank

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