|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Central Washington University and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Washington for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 9,356 out of 11,017 applicants were admitted making Central Washington University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. Central Washington University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1060|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Central Washington University?
Central Washington University typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #16 in Washington for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1170 and Above||Good||>91%|
|1060 to 1170||Avg +||85%-91%|
|950 to 1060||Avg -||77%-85%|
|840 to 950||Reach||66%-77%|
|Less than 840||Low||<66%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||20|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Central Washington University?
Admission data indicates that Central Washington University 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #14 in Washington for highest average ACT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Central Washington University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>91%|
|20 to 24||Avg +||85%-91%|
|17 to 20||Avg -||78%-85%|
|14 to 17||Reach||70%-78%|
|Less than 14||Low||<70%|
What GPA do you need to get into Central Washington University?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Central Washington University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Central Washington University was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in Washington 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 Central Washington University accepts 85% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||15%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||22%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||27%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||6%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||27%||23%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Central Washington University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=234827 IPEDS survey data for Central Washington University.
82% of students submit their SAT scores to Central Washington University. 21% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
85% of those who apply are granted admission to Central Washington University. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1170. 82% 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 17 and 24. 21% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.