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#4 Best Public Universities in Oregon

Western Oregon State College Admission Requirements

Monmouth, Oregon

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Chances of getting into Western Oregon University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
79%
Admission Difficulty for Western Oregon University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into Western Oregon State College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Western Oregon State College is 79%.  It ranks #6 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Western Oregon University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,822 out of 3,566 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 75 percent (SAT 945/1200 ACT 16/23). Western Oregon University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.3. 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Western Oregon University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .

Western Oregon State College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
945-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Western Oregon University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 475
SAT Composite 25th 945
SAT Scores for Western Oregon University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1070

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Western Oregon University?

Western Oregon University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 945 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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. Western Oregon State College ranks #13 in Oregon for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Western Oregon University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >87%
1072 to 1200 Avg + 79%-87%
945 to 1072 Avg - 69%-79%
818 to 945 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 818 Low <57%
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Western Oregon State College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Western Oregon University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Western Oregon University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Western Oregon State College?

Admission data indicates that Western Oregon State College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Western Oregon University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Western Oregon University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >87%
19 to 23 Avg + 79%-87%
16 to 19 Avg - 70%-79%
13 to 16 Reach 60%-70%
Less than 13 Low <60%
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Western Oregon State College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Western Oregon University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Western Oregon State College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Western Oregon University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in Oregon for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Western Oregon State College accepts 79% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Western Oregon University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 4.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 20.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 17.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 19.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 16.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 21.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 3.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Applying

Admission Statistics

Western Oregon University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,114 1,452 3,566
Accepted 1,812 1,010 2,822
Acceptance Rate 86% 70% 79%
Enrolled 464 258 722
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 26% 26%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Western Oregon University is $60.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Western Oregon University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Western Oregon University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Western Oregon University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210429 IPEDS survey data for Western Oregon University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Western Oregon University?

79% of those who apply are granted admission to Western Oregon State College. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Western Oregon University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 945 and 1200. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Western Oregon University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 23. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.