Wabash College

Wabash College Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

Wabash College was founded in 1832 by a group of Presbyterian ministers, making it the first independent college in Indiana. It was originally known as The Wabash Teachers Seminary and Manual Labor College, and was located in Crawfordsville, Indiana. The college’s first classes were held in 1835, with just five students enrolled. Over the next several decades, Wabash College expanded its curriculum to include a full range of liberal arts courses and professional studies. In 1853, the college officially changed its name to Wabash College and began offering degrees for the first time.

In the years that followed, Wabash College experienced tremendous growth and development. It established itself as a leader in science education by introducing new courses such as physics, chemistry, biology, engineering and astronomy. The college also introduced new programs in business administration and economics that further enhanced its academic offerings. In addition to expanding its curriculum offerings, Wabash College also began building a strong athletic program with varsity teams competing at the collegiate level in baseball, basketball and football. Furthermore, it established an active alumni network that continues to support the school today. By the turn of the 20th century, Wabash had become one of the most respected colleges in Indiana and had established itself as an academic leader throughout the Midwest region. Check Searchforpublicschools for a list of public schools in Wisconsin.

Wabash 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 Wabash College. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about Wabash 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

Wabash College

Wabash College is a private liberal arts college located in Crawfordsville, Indiana. It is an all-male college that offers a wide range of degree programs and has an enrollment of roughly 900 students. The college’s admissions process is highly selective and the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year was only 33%. In order to be considered for admission, applicants must submit their high school transcripts, letters of recommendation, a personal essay, and either SAT or ACT scores. The average GPA for admitted students was 3.7 and the average SAT score was 1250. Wabash College also considers extracurricular activities and community service when making admissions decisions. On average, accepted students have taken part in 4-5 extracurricular activities throughout their high school years and have completed at least 100 hours of community service during that time as well. Additionally, Wabash College has a commitment to diversity so applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity more selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 56%
Early decision acceptance rate 88%
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 55%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 1,535
Female applicants N/A
Male applicants 1,535
Applicants accepted 865
Female applicants accepted N/A
Male applicants accepted 865
Freshman enrollment 247
Female freshman enrollment 0
Male freshman enrollment 247
Early decision applicants 43
Early decision applicants accepted 38
Early decision applicants enrolled 38
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 15%

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 119
Students accepting place on wait list 98
Students accepted from wait list 17

Fall 2022 High School Rank

Freshman students submitting high school class standing 81%

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA 97%
Average high school GPA 3.6
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 82%
SAT Critical Reading average score 560
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 510-615
SAT Math average score 598
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 540-660
SAT Writing average score 550
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 490-610
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 55%
Average ACT Composite score 26
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 22-28
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 21-28
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 24-28