Chances of getting into University of Oregon
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UO and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 16,824 out of 20,317 applicants were admitted making University of Oregon an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 34 percent. University of Oregon typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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UO SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT63%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1150|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||650|
|SAT Composite 75th||1330|
|Average SAT Score||1240|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Oregon?
University of Oregon typically requires applicants to be in the top 32 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 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 1060. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in Oregon for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 63 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1330 and Above||Good||>89%|
|1240 to 1330||Avg +||83%-89%|
|1150 to 1240||Avg -||74%-83%|
|1060 to 1150||Reach||63%-74%|
|Less than 1060||Low||<63%|
UO ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT51%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UO?
Admission data indicates that UO regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score. 51 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Oregon.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>89%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||83%-89%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||74%-83%|
|19 to 22||Reach||63%-74%|
|Less than 19||Low||<63%|
Avg. High School GPA3.6
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Oregon. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Oregon was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in Oregon for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.6 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UO accepts 83% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||30%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||25%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||2%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
64% of University of Oregon freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||25%|
|Top 25% of class||64%|
|Top 50% of class||94%|
|Bottom 50% of class||6%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||25%||23%|
Applications are DueJan 15, 2020
Days left to Apply57
Applicants have 57 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jan 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UO before the Jan 15 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Oregon and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209551 IPEDS survey data for University of Oregon.