|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into UO and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 22,256 out of 27,209 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 39 percent. University of Oregon typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Oregon is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||660|
|SAT Math 75th||650|
|SAT Composite 75th||1310|
|Average SAT Score||1210|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Oregon?
University of Oregon typically prefers applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Oregon for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1310 and Above||Good||>89%|
|1205 to 1310||Avg +||82%-89%|
|1100 to 1205||Avg -||73%-82%|
|995 to 1100||Reach||61%-73%|
|Less than 995||Low||<61%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
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 #4 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Oregon.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>89%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||82%-89%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||73%-82%|
|19 to 22||Reach||61%-73%|
|Less than 19||Low||<61%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of Oregon?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into UO. 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 82% 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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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)||19%||22%||20%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Oregon is $65.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Oregon and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|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.
68% of students submit their SAT scores to UO. 46% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
82% of those who apply are granted admission to UO. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1100 and 1310. 68% 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 22 and 28. 46% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.