Chances of getting into University of Hawaii West Oahu

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
78.8%
Admission Difficulty for University of Hawaii West Oahu
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
53%
SAT Scores for University of Hawaii West Oahu
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for University of Hawaii West Oahu
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1070

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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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Hawaii West Oahu admission chances by SAT score
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%
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UHWO ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-20 
Applicants Submitting ACT
80%
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 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Hawaii West Oahu admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

University of Hawaii West Oahu has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

University of Hawaii West Oahu admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 645 418 1,073
Accepted 522 313 845
Acceptance Rate 81% 75% 79%
Enrolled 200 79 284
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 25% 34%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

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

University of Hawaii West Oahu Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
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.