Admission Requirements

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You're held to a high standard. View our freshman admission requirements to see if you qualify.
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How long does it take?

We begin reviewing your application once we’ve received all of your paperwork. We'll mail you a decision letter in one to two weeks.

What are the requirements?
  • A GPA of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • SAT score of at least 920 (We only take critical reading and math scores) or an ACT score of 19

Class Units You'll Need

  • English: 4
  • Mathematics: 4
  • Social Sciences (includes 1 unit of American history): 3.5
  • Natural Science: 3
  • Foreign language: 2
  • Electives: 8
  • Vocational Units (non-academic): No more than 2

For applications starting Spring 2017, Texas Wesleyan University will accept both the new SAT (taken after March 2016) as well as the previous SAT. For admission, we will consider the single highest score from your test dates. If you took both assessments, we will use concordance tables provided by the College Board to compare scores. 

What are the GED requirements?

If you did not graduate from high school, you'll need an average score of 500 on the GED exam. Once you've taken the test, mail a copy of the GED certificate and the official report of test with your application.

Office of Admission 
Texas Wesleyan University 
1201 Wesleyan St. 
Fort Worth, Texas 76105

Under 25? You'll still need to take the SAT or ACT and have a 2.5 GPA. Over 25? You'll need to take the THEA test. Contact Karina Bretado at 682-478-8605 or to schedule a test date.

What if I don't meet the criteria?

If you don't meet the requirements, you can start the process for your application to be reviewed by the Committee on Admissions, Scholarships and Financial Aid.

  1. You must submit all of the following items to your admission counselor:
    • A personal essay about why attending Texas Wesleyan would be beneficial for you
    • Provide letters of recommendation
    • Submit a resume
    • Participate in a personal interview
  2. Once you have turned in all of your paperwork, your file will be sent to the committee on Admissions, Scholarships and Financial Aid for review and a second admission decision.
Contact Us
Admissions & Aid

Location: Baker-Martin House
Phone: 817-531-4422
Toll Free: 800-580-8980

Office Hours

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Contact Us:
1201 Wesleyan Street
Fort Worth, TX 76105

phone 817-531-4444
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