W
#5 Best Public Universities in Oregon

Western Oregon State College Admission Requirements

Monmouth, Oregon

 2 Reviews

Chances of getting into Western Oregon University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
84.6%
Admission Difficulty for Western Oregon University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
Will you get accepted?

Find out how likely you are to get accepted at Western Oregon State College based on your GPA, test scores, and even extracurricular activities. Then, get custom recommendations for how to improve your odds - completely for free.

Calculate My Chances

Sponsored by CollegeVine

How hard is it to get into Western Oregon State College and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,596 out of 3,069 applicants were admitted making Western Oregon University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Western Oregon University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Western Oregon State College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Western Oregon University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Western Oregon University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1060

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 requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #15 in Oregon for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Western Oregon University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >91%
1060 to 1160 Avg + 85%-91%
960 to 1060 Avg - 77%-85%
860 to 960 Reach 66%-77%
Less than 860 Low <66%
Calculate My Chances 

Western Oregon State College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Western Oregon University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Western Oregon University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 #15 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Western Oregon University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 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 >91%
20 to 23 Avg + 85%-91%
17 to 20 Avg - 77%-85%
14 to 17 Reach 66%-77%
Less than 14 Low <66%
Calculate My Chances 

Western Oregon State College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

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

Applicants need about 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 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #17 in Oregon for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Western Oregon State College accepts 85% 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
3.75+ 14% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 31% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

65% of Western Oregon University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Western Oregon University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 32%
Top 50% of class 65%
Bottom 50% of class 35%
Bottom 25% of class 6%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Western Oregon University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,972 1,097 3,069
Accepted 1,739 857 2,596
Acceptance Rate 88% 78% 85%
Enrolled 517 272 789
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 32% 30%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Admission Requirements

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

Western Oregon University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
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?

85% of those who apply are granted admission to Western Oregon State College. Admission competition is and the college has very 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 960 and 1160. 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 17 and 23. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.