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Your chances of getting into Utah Valley University

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into UVU? Utah Valley University is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Utah Valley University directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

UVU GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.52

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into Utah Valley University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into UVU are to have around a 3.52 high school GPA. You are required to have very good grades in high school.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at UVU is 3.52 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #6 in Utah for highest average GPA.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.5 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Utah Valley University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 3.7% Good
3.75 to 3.99 29.6% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 20.6% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 14.3% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 12.1% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 12.2% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 5.4% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 1.9% Reach
less than 1.00 1.9% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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UVU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting SAT 

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SAT Scores for Utah Valley University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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SAT Scores for Utah Valley University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

UVU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

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ACT Scores for Utah Valley University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for Utah Valley University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

High School Class Rank

58% of Utah Valley University freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 27% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted Utah Valley University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 27%
Top 50% of class 58%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 1, 2024

Days left to Apply

158

Applicants have 158 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Utah Valley University is $35.

Application Requirements

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

Utah Valley University Application Requirements
Test Scores
High School GPA
High School Class Rank
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Demonstration of Competencies

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Utah Valley University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Utah Valley University often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230737 IPEDS survey data for Utah Valley University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Utah Valley University?

UVU has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.