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WMU SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into Western Michigan University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Western Michigan University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.

Average SAT Score 1110

The average composite SAT score for admitted Western Michigan University freshman is 1110 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1110 is in the 61st percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1000 to 1220

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1000 to 1220. The 75th percentile score is 1220 while the 25th percentile score is 1000.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by WMU but we estimate it to be around a 890 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 545

The average score for WMU students on the math portion of the SAT is 545 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 490 and the 75th percentile score 600.

Average SAT Reading Score 565

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 510 to 620 and the average score for Western Michigan University students is 565.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

37 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Western Michigan University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Western Michigan University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 82.8%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.5.

Can I get into WMU with a 1220 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1220 or higher is very competitive at WMU and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an almost certain chance of acceptance with the probability 90% or higher.

Can I get into WMU with a 1110 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1110 to 1210 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 83% to 90%.

Can I get into WMU with a 1000 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1000 to 1100 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 72% to 82% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into WMU with a 890 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 890 to 990 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 71% chance of admission to WMU. SAT scores below 890 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
Admission chances to Western Michigan University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 99%
1590 99%
1580 99%
1570 99%
1560 99%
1550 98%
1540 98%
1530 98%
1520 98%
1510 98%
1500 98%
1490 98%
1480 98%
1470 98%
1460 97%
1450 97%
1440 97%
1430 97%
1420 97%
1410 97%
1400 96%
1390 96%
1380 96%
1370 96%
1360 95%
1350 95%
1340 95%
1330 95%
1320 94%
1310 94%
1300 94%
1290 93%
1280 93%
1270 93%
1260 92%
1250 92%
1240 91%
1230 91%
1220 90%
1210 90%
1200 89%
1190 89%
1180 88%
1170 87%
1160 87%
1150 86%
1140 85%
1130 85%
1120 84%
1110 83%
1100 82%
1090 81%
1080 80%
1070 79%
1060 78%
1050 77%
1040 76%
1030 75%
1020 74%
1010 73%
1000 72%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=172699 IPEDS survey data for Western Michigan University.