University of West Alabama Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into University of West Alabama? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 878 out of 1,195 applicants or 73% were admitted making University of West Alabama a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores. Only 48% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 633 562 1,195
Accepted 480 398 878
Acceptance Rate 76% 71% 73%
Enrolled 211 209 420
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 44% 53% 48%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of West Alabama and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that University of West Alabama regularly accepts students with ACTs of 18 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 98 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of West Alabama.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 765. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1035 out of 1600. 2 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 900 1170
SAT Reading 480 590
SAT Math 400 580
ACT Composite 18 21
ACT English 18 22
ACT Math 19 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

 What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
21 and Above Good >85%
19 to 21 Avg + 73%-85%
18 to 19 Avg - 65%-73%
17 to 18 Reach 57%-65%
Less than 17 Low <57%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >82%
1035 to 1170 Avg + 73%-82%
900 to 1035 Avg - 61%-73%
765 to 900 Reach 48%-61%
Less than 765 Low <48%

Estimated GPA Requirements

University of West Alabama has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of West Alabama and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101587 IPEDS survey data for University of West Alabama.