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UWest Admission Requirements

Rosemead, California

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Your chances of getting into University of the West

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into UWest? University of the West is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult University of the West directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

UWest GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

2.43

Typical High School Grades 

C+

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

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into UWest are to have around a 2.43 high school GPA.

If your high school grades are above the average 2.43 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UWest accepts 78% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at UWest is 2.43 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn C+ letter grades and regularly score around 77-79 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #96 in California for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since UWest is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 2.4 GPA range.

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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UWest SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required by University of the West. The school has a test blind policy.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting SAT 

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SAT Scores for University of the West
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

UWest ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

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ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
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Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for University of the West
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Applying

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Jun 15, 2024

Days left to Apply

None

The application deadline for Fall 2024 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 15, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of the West is $75.

Application Requirements

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

University of the West Application Requirements
Test Scores Not considered for admission, even if submitted (Test Blind)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Recommendations Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not required for admission, but considered if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of the West
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=449870 IPEDS survey data for University of the West.

FAQs

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

UWest has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.