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Chances of getting into University of Hawaii West Oahu

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
84.4%
Admission Difficulty for University of Hawaii West Oahu
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into UHWO and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Hawaii for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 585 out of 693 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 73 percent. University of Hawaii West Oahu typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Hawaii West Oahu. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 48% of students submit SAT scores and 77% submit ACT scores.

UHWO SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT
48%
SAT Scores for University of Hawaii West Oahu
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for University of Hawaii West Oahu
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 540
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 Hawaii West Oahu?

University of Hawaii West Oahu typically prefers 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 #6 in Hawaii for highest average SAT composite score. 48 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Hawaii West Oahu admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >90%
1020 to 1100 Avg + 84%-90%
940 to 1020 Avg - 76%-84%
860 to 940 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 860 Low <64%
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UHWO ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-21 
Applicants Submitting ACT
77%
ACT Scores for University of Hawaii West Oahu
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for University of Hawaii West Oahu
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 21
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 21 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 77 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Hawaii West Oahu.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Hawaii West Oahu admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
21 and Above Good >91%
18 to 21 Avg + 84%-91%
16 to 18 Avg - 77%-84%
14 to 16 Reach 69%-77%
Less than 14 Low <69%
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UHWO GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.0*
Typical High School Grades
B

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

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into UHWO. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Hawaii West Oahu was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in Hawaii for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.0 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UHWO accepts 84% 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. 3.0 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

University of Hawaii West Oahu admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 449 244 693
Accepted 386 199 585
Acceptance Rate 86% 82% 84%
Enrolled 148 69 217
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 35% 37%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
271

Applicants have 271 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Hawaii West Oahu is $50.

Admission Requirements

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

University of Hawaii West Oahu Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Hawaii West Oahu
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does University of Hawaii West Oahu prefer SAT or ACT?

48% of students submit their SAT scores to UHWO. 77% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Hawaii West Oahu?

84% of those who apply are granted admission to UHWO. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Hawaii West Oahu?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1100. 48% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Hawaii West Oahu?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 21. 77% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.