FAQ: Test Optional Admission Requirements
What is Test Optional?
Test Optional means that SAT/ACT scores are not required for admission to
Wittenberg University or to receive merit-based scholarships.
Why is Wittenberg Test Optional?
Our decision to allow students to decide whether they want to include standardized
test scores enables us to evaluate the entire application better. Our Admission and
Financial Aid Committee looks for a well-rounded student with a commitment to
service, leadership, and academic accomplishment. This decision came after an
intensive University study that showed that standardized test scores are not an accurate
predictor of academic success for all students.
What if I have already submitted my test scores?
If you do not want to have your test scores considered in your application and you have
already submitted them via ACT and/or The College Board, you can withdraw them by
completing our Test Scores Withdrawal Form.
Will the Admission Office use the test scores that are reported on my high
Yes. We will use the scores reported on your high school transcript as officially
submitted scores. If you do not want the scores that appear on your transcript to be
considered in the application process, please submit the Test Scores Withdrawal Form.
Can I submit my test scores as part of my application?
Yes. Anyone is welcome to submit their scores. You are encouraged to submit your
test scores if you feel they are a strong representation of your academic ability and
How do I contact someone if I have questions?
The Office of Admission can assist you with questions. Please feel free to e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org or call (877) 206-0332.