Wabash College Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of Wabash College

Wabash College is a private, men’s liberal arts college located in Crawfordsville, Indiana. The institution has a large selection of 21 undergraduate and graduate degree programs for students to select from. Students are supported by a robust 10 to 1 student/faculty ratio, and professors take a personalized approach to the teaching and learning process. Outside of the classroom, students will find plenty of opportunities to engage with the campus community via the university’s many clubs and organizations. The school’s sports teams, the Little Giants, participate in the NCAA’s Division III and the North Coast Athletic Conference.


  • Total Enrollment: 882 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 100% Male/0% Female
  • 100% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $44,720
  • Books: $1,200
  • Room and Board: $10,500
  • Other Expenses: $2,350
  • Total Cost: $58,770

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 65%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $29,671
    • Loans: $6,578

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Majors: Economics, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Political Science and Government, General; Mathematics, General; and History, General

Retention and Graduation

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 86%
  • Transfer-Out Rate: 23%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 66%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 71%

Overview of Wabash College Admissions

Students whose SAT/ACT scores and GPA are within the institution’s requirements have a good chance of being admitted. Applicants must complete an online application and send test scores from either the SAT or ACT and high school transcripts. Glowing recommendation letters can bolster your application, along with being involved with student organizations and attempting a challenging course load. Students with unique talents and accomplishments can still receive strong consideration even if their GPAs are outside of the admissions offices mean range. After applying, students will receive a message from an admissions counselor about the application process’s next steps. Interested students should check out the university’s website, which has helpful tips and contact information for the admissions offices.

Admissions Data                        

  • Wabash College Acceptance Rate: 65%
  • Test Scores — 25th/75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 550/650
    • SAT Math: 550/680
    • SAT Writing: -/-
    • ACT Cumulative: 23/28
    • ACT English: 21/27
    • ACT Math: 23/28
    • ACT Writing: -/-

Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for Wabash College, it should be easy to gain admissions to the schools below. If Wabash College is currently out of your reach, then you are sure to be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

Quinnipiac University, Ohio University, University of North Texas, California State University Long Beach, Pace University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Washington State University

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for Wabash College, you should have an equal chance of gaining admissions at these schools.

Temple University, Auburn University, University of Arizona, Seton Hall University, University of Houston, University of California, Riverside, University of Oklahoma

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than Wabash College. If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, then you’ll be a competitive candidate for these schools.

University of Connecticut, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Syracuse University, United States Military Academy, Penn State University Park, University of Cincinnati

Applying to Wabash College

Application Deadline: Rolling

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