Chances of getting into University of Hawaii West Oahu

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
75.3%
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 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
930-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
48%
SAT Scores for University of Hawaii West Oahu
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for University of Hawaii West Oahu
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1020

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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 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Hawaii West Oahu admission chances by SAT score
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%
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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 15
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 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.

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 >85%
18 to 21 Avg + 75%-85%
16 to 18 Avg - 66%-75%
14 to 16 Reach 56%-66%
Less than 14 Low <56%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

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.

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Admission Statistics

University of Hawaii West Oahu admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 554 329 899
Accepted 437 229 677
Acceptance Rate 79% 70% 75%
Enrolled 149 87 242
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 34% 38% 36%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
65

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

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.

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.

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.

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