UHWO Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Hawaii West Oahu
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UHWO and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Hawaii for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 845 out of 1,073 applicants were admitted making University of Hawaii West Oahu an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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UHWO SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT53%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Hawaii West Oahu?
University of Hawaii West Oahu typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Hawaii for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1180 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1065 to 1180||Avg +||79%-86%|
|950 to 1065||Avg -||69%-79%|
|835 to 950||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 835||Low||<57%|
UHWO ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT80%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||14|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||20|
|ACT Composite 75th||20|
|Average ACT Score||18|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UHWO?
Admission data indicates that UHWO regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in Hawaii 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 Hawaii West Oahu.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|20 and Above||Good||>86%|
|18 to 20||Avg +||79%-86%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||69%-79%|
|14 to 16||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 14||Low||<57%|
University of Hawaii West Oahu has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||38%||25%||34%|
Applications were DueAug 1, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Hawaii West Oahu and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=141981 IPEDS survey data for University of Hawaii West Oahu.