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Western Carolina University Admissions

Western Carolina admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 41%. Students that get into Western Carolina have an average SAT score between 910-1120 or an average ACT score of 20-25. The regular admissions application deadline for Western Carolina is February 1. Interested students can apply for early action, and the Western Carolina early action deadline is November 15.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
41%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
18,297
SAT Range
910-1120
SAT Reading
450-560
SAT Math
460-560
Students Submitting SAT
50%
ACT Range
20-25
ACT English
19-24
ACT Math
18-24
ACT Writing
5-7
Students Submitting ACT
59%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
February 1
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$65
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
80%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.45 responses
Poll
84%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.45 responses
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