Western Carolina University Admissions

The application fee is $65 for applying undergraduate school and $65 for graduate school at Western Carolina University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$65
Admission Informationwww.wcu.edu/apply/index.aspx
Online Applicationwww.wcu.edu/apply/undergraduate-admissions/apply.aspx
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 69.00% and yield is 28.00%. 4,484 men and 6,644 women applied to Western Carolina University and 3,094 men and 4,584 women students were accepted. Among them, 928 men and 1,192 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants11,1284,4846,644
Admitted7,6783,0944,584
Enrolled2,1509281,192
Acceptance Ratio 69.00%69.00%68.99%
Yield 28.00%29.99%26.00%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 1,028 students (49% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,230 students (58%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 610 and 25th percentile is 510. The SAT Math score is 590 (75th) and 510 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 74 (75th percentile) and 74 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing510610
SAT Math510590
ACT Composite2025
ACT Math1925
ACT English1924
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Western Carolina University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,080, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

Western Carolina University requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes Western Carolina University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Western Carolina University online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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