University of West Alabama Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of West Alabama
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into University of West Alabama and can I get accepted? The school has a 28% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,084 out of 7,388 applicants were admitted making University of West Alabama a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. University of West Alabama typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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University of West Alabama SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT4%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1100|
|Average SAT Score||1020|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of West Alabama?
University of West Alabama typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 4 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1100 and Above||Good||>40%|
|1020 to 1100||Avg +||28%-40%|
|940 to 1020||Avg -||19%-28%|
|860 to 940||Reach||12%-19%|
|Less than 860||Low||<12%|
University of West Alabama ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT96%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of West Alabama.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>42%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||28%-42%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||20%-28%|
|16 to 18||Reach||14%-20%|
|Less than 16||Low||<14%|
Avg. High School GPA3.16*
Typical High School GradesB
You will 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 #16 in Alabama for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to University of West Alabama will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||23%||22%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of West Alabama and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.