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Phone: 1-800-624-6992


High School Students


At Wheeling Jesuit University, we value academic achievement. If you excelled in high school, we would love to have you as one of our own.

To give you an idea of our students' academic backgrounds, here are a few stats from our current freshman class:

Average GPA: 3.4
Average ACT Composite: 22
Average SAT Composite: 1013

Freshmen Students
Requirements for admission to Wheeling Jesuit University include:

1. A high school diploma or its equivalent;
2. 15 units of high school academic courses;
3. Submission of the official results of either the new Scholastic Assessment Test I (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT).

Letters of recommendation and a list of extracurricular activities also are encouraged.

The 15 units of high school courses should be distributed as follows:

English........................................................................................4
Mathematics................................................................................2
History/Social Sciences................................................................2
Laboratory Science......................................................................1
    (Science Major-2 recommended)
Academic Electives......................................................................6
    (Foreign Languages are recommended)


In exceptional cases, the Academic Life Committee may waive certain requirements when an applicant's record shows promise of achievement. Applicants for programs in the natural sciences should have completed one unit of biology and one unit of chemistry.

Applicants interested in preparing for future study in the physical therapy doctorate program should have a minimum 3 years of lab science (including physics).



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