UHWO Admission RequirementsPearl City, Hawaii
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 75% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in Hawaii for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 677 out of 899 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 74 percent. University of Hawaii West Oahu typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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UHWO SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT48%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||930|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1110|
|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 requires applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 840. 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. 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|
|1110 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1020 to 1110||Avg +||75%-84%|
|930 to 1020||Avg -||64%-75%|
|840 to 930||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 840||Low||<51%|
UHWO ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT77%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|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.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>85%|
|18 to 21||Avg +||75%-85%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||66%-75%|
|14 to 16||Reach||56%-66%|
|Less than 14||Low||<56%|
Avg. High School GPA3.0*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into University of Hawaii West Oahu. 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 75% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||34%||38%||36%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply65
Applicants have 65 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UHWO before the Aug 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
48% of students submit their SAT scores to UHWO. 77% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
75% 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.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1110. 48% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.