Chances of getting into William Woods University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
63.9%
Admission Difficulty for William Woods University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into WWU and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 565 out of 884 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. William Woods University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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WWU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
22%
SAT Scores for William Woods University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for William Woods University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1110

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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 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 22 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

William Woods University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >75%
1110 to 1220 Avg + 64%-75%
1000 to 1110 Avg - 51%-64%
890 to 1000 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 890 Low <38%
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WWU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
83%
ACT Scores for William Woods University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for William Woods University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 83 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
25 and Above Good >77%
22 to 25 Avg + 64%-77%
20 to 22 Avg - 54%-64%
18 to 20 Reach 43%-54%
Less than 18 Low <43%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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. The school ranks #12 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as WWU accepts 64% 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 Competitiveness
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 684 198 884
Accepted 432 133 565
Acceptance Rate 63% 67% 64%
Enrolled 126 54 180
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 41% 32%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
36

Applicants have 36 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.

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.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jul 18 Jul 28

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

22% of students submit their SAT scores to WWU. 83% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

64% of those who apply are granted admission to WWU. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1220. 22% 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 20 and 25. 83% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.