The acceptance rate at UHWO is 95%. It ranks #7 in Hawaii for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Hawaii West Oahu is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 679 out of 713 applicants were admitted.
The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 73 percent (SAT 940/1120 ACT 16/21). University of Hawaii West Oahu typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.33. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The UHWO application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jun 15.
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 submitted SAT scores and 77% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1120|
|Average SAT Score||1030
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 850. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. UHWO ranks #6 in Hawaii for highest average SAT composite score. 48 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
Find other colleges with similar SAT score requirementsData Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|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||20|
|ACT Math 75th||21|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||18
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.
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What GPA do you need to get into University of Hawaii West Oahu?
Applicants require above 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 3.33 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 3.33 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UHWO accepts 95% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||14.0%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||19.0%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||16.0%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||15.0%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.99||25.0%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||2.0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
76% of University of Hawaii West Oahu freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||14%|
|Top 25% of class||37%|
|Top 50% of class||76%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||33%||37%||34%|
Applicants have 192 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Hawaii West Oahu is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Hawaii West Oahu and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|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.
48% of students submit their SAT scores to UHWO. 77% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
95% 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 940 and 1120. 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.