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WWU Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

74.9%
Admission Difficulty for William Woods University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into WWU? The school has a 75% acceptance rate. Last year, 664 out of 887 applicants were admitted making WWU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. William Woods University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1050-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
10%
SAT Scores for William Woods University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for William Woods University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1310
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to William Woods University?

William Woods University typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. 10 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

William Woods University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >84%
1180 to 1310 Avg + 75%-84%
1050 to 1180 Avg - 64%-75%
920 to 1050 Reach 51%-64%
Less than 920 Low <51%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for William Woods University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for William Woods University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into WWU?

Admission data indicates that WWU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to William Woods University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

William Woods University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >84%
23 to 26 Avg + 75%-84%
20 to 23 Avg - 64%-75%
17 to 20 Reach 51%-64%
Less than 17 Low <51%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into William Woods University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at William Woods University was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as WWU accepts 75% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted William Woods University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 26% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 8% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

74% of William Woods University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted William Woods University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 17%
Top 25% of class 40%
Top 50% of class 74%
Bottom 50% of class 26%
Bottom 25% of class 8%

Admission Statistics

William Woods University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 671 214 887
Accepted 505 159 664
Acceptance Rate 75% 74% 75%
Enrolled 137 56 193
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 35% 29%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
143

Applicants have 143 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to WWU before the Aug 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Apr 13 Apr 23
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to William Woods University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

William Woods University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at William Woods University
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=179964 IPEDS survey data for William Woods University.