Glenville State College Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

Glenville State College has a long and rich history, beginning in 1872 when it was founded as the West Virginia Normal School. The school was established to provide teacher training and education to the people of West Virginia. In 1917, the school’s name was changed to Glenville State Teachers College, and its curriculum expanded to include other fields of study. In 1929, the college became a four-year college and began offering bachelor’s degrees in teacher education and liberal arts. In 1943, the college began offering master’s degrees in education and other areas. Through the 1950s and 60s, the college continued to expand its offerings, adding additional degree programs in areas such as business administration, social work, nursing and more. The name of the institution was changed again in 1993 to Glenville State College. Since then, GSC has continued to expand its academic offerings while remaining dedicated to providing quality education at an affordable cost. Today Glenville State College offers over 50 undergraduate programs as well as several master’s programs across a variety of disciplines including business administration, computer science, criminal justice and more.

Glenville State College, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of Glenville State College. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about Glenville State College, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

Glenville State College is located in Glenville, West Virginia. The college has a total enrollment of 2,063 students, with 1,451 undergraduates and 612 graduate students. Of the undergraduate students, approximately 53% are female and 47% are male. The majority of the student body is made up of West Virginians, with 82% coming from within the state and 18% coming from out of state or international locations. Additionally, Glenville State College boasts a diverse student body with approximately 21% of its students identifying as racial or ethnic minorities.

Glenville State College accepts applications on a rolling basis and has an acceptance rate of 94%. This means that 94 out of every 100 applicants are accepted into the college. Additionally, the average SAT score for incoming freshmen is 1120 and the average ACT score is 22. In order to be eligible for admission to Glenville State College, an applicant must have completed at least 16 units of high school work including 4 units in English and 3 units in mathematics. The college also offers opportunities for transfer students to apply if they have earned 24 or more credits from another accredited institution.

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 78%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 78%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 1,025
Female applicants 496
Male applicants 529
Applicants accepted 797
Female applicants accepted 373
Male applicants accepted 424
Freshman enrollment 416
Female freshman enrollment 151
Male freshman enrollment 265
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2022 High School Rank

Freshman students submitting high school class standing 57%

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA 70%
Average high school GPA 2.9
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.5-3.5

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 11%
SAT Critical Reading average score 423
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 370-480
SAT Math average score 414
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 360-460
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 60%
Average ACT Composite score 19
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 16-23
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 15-23
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 16-21