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The University of West Florida Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

40.8%
Admission Difficulty for The University of West Florida
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into The University of West Florida? The school has a 41% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,052 out of 7,475 applicants were admitted making The University of West Florida a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. The University of West Florida typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1030-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
53%
SAT Scores for The University of West Florida
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for The University of West Florida
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1200
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of West Florida?

The University of West Florida typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 945. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1115 out of 1600. 53 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The University of West Florida admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >54%
1115 to 1200 Avg + 41%-54%
1030 to 1115 Avg - 29%-41%
945 to 1030 Reach 19%-29%
Less than 945 Low <19%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
80%
ACT Scores for The University of West Florida
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for The University of West Florida
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that The University of West Florida regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 80 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of West Florida.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The University of West Florida admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >57%
23 to 26 Avg + 41%-57%
21 to 23 Avg - 31%-41%
19 to 21 Reach 23%-31%
Less than 19 Low <23%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.43
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into The University of West Florida. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of West Florida was 3.43 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to The University of West Florida will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted The University of West Florida students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 28% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 19% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

The University of West Florida admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,215 3,260 7,475
Accepted 1,692 1,360 3,052
Acceptance Rate 40% 42% 41%
Enrolled 692 591 1,283
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 41% 43% 42%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 30, 2019
Days left to Apply
192

Applicants have 192 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jun 30, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to The University of West Florida before the Jun 30 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 9 Mar 22
May 4 May 17
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 9 Feb 20
Apr 13 Apr 23
Jun 8 Jun 18

Admission Requirements

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

The University of West Florida Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank 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 The University of West Florida
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=138354 IPEDS survey data for The University of West Florida.