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University of West Alabama Admission Requirements

Livingston, Alabama

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Chances of getting into University of West Alabama

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
93%
Admission Difficulty for University of West Alabama
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into University of West Alabama and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at University of West Alabama is 93%.  It ranks #24 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. University of West Alabama is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,708 out of 1,834 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent (SAT 0/0 ACT 17/22). University of West Alabama typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.16. 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. University of West Alabama is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

University of West Alabama SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
5%
SAT Scores for University of West Alabama
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for University of West Alabama
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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University of West Alabama ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
80%
ACT Scores for University of West Alabama
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for University of West Alabama
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of West Alabama?

Admission data indicates that University of West Alabama regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 80 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of West Alabama.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of West Alabama admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
22 and Above Good >97%
19 to 22 Avg + 93%-97%
17 to 19 Avg - 89%-93%
15 to 17 Reach 83%-89%
Less than 15 Low <83%
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University of West Alabama GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.16*
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into University of West Alabama?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into University of West Alabama. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of West Alabama was 3.16 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #20 in Alabama for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.16 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of West Alabama accepts 93% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.16 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

University of West Alabama admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,203 631 1,834
Accepted 1,148 560 1,708
Acceptance Rate 95% 89% 93%
Enrolled 148 109 257
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 19% 15%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of West Alabama is $30.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of West Alabama and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of West Alabama Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
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

High School Credits Accepted at University of West Alabama
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.

FAQs

Does University of West Alabama prefer SAT or ACT?

5% of students submit their SAT scores to University of West Alabama. 80% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of West Alabama?

93% of those who apply are granted admission to University of West Alabama. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of West Alabama?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 80% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.