UIW Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of the Incarnate Word
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UIW and can I get accepted? The school has a 94% acceptance rate ranking it #66 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,894 out of 4,149 applicants were admitted making University of the Incarnate Word 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 63 percent. University of the Incarnate Word typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% 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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UIW SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT85%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1020|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of the Incarnate Word?
University of the Incarnate Word typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #44 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 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|
|1190 and Above||Good||>96%|
|1105 to 1190||Avg +||94%-96%|
|1020 to 1105||Avg -||90%-94%|
|935 to 1020||Reach||84%-90%|
|Less than 935||Low||<84%|
UIW ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT37%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|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 UIW?
Admission data indicates that UIW 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 #44 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of the Incarnate Word.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>96%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||94%-96%|
|17 to 20||Avg -||90%-94%|
|14 to 17||Reach||84%-90%|
|Less than 14||Low||<84%|
Avg. High School GPA3.48
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of the Incarnate Word. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of the Incarnate Word was 3.48 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #17 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.48 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UIW accepts 94% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||29%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||22%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||6%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
71% of University of the Incarnate Word freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||18%|
|Top 25% of class||43%|
|Top 50% of class||71%|
|Bottom 50% of class||29%|
|Bottom 25% of class||9%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||22%||21%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of the Incarnate Word and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=225627 IPEDS survey data for University of the Incarnate Word.