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University of Puget Sound Admission Requirements

Tacoma, Washington

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Chances of getting into University of Puget Sound

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
87%
Admission Difficulty for University of Puget Sound
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into University of Puget Sound and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at University of Puget Sound is 87%.  It ranks #14 in Washington for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Puget Sound is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 4,518 out of 5,202 applicants were admitted.

University of Puget Sound typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.58. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The University of Puget Sound application fee is $60 and applications are due by Jan 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by University of Puget Sound.

University of Puget Sound SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for University of Puget Sound
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for University of Puget Sound
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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University of Puget Sound ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for University of Puget Sound
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for University of Puget Sound
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

University of Puget Sound GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.58
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of Puget Sound?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into University of Puget Sound. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Puget Sound was 3.58 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Washington for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.58 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Puget Sound accepts 87% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Puget Sound students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 9.16% Good
3.75 to 3.99 30.03% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 23.16% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 19.59% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 8.65% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 9.41% Low
2.00 to 2.49 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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High School Class Rank

62% of University of Puget Sound freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Puget Sound students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 28%
Top 25% of class 62%
Top 50% of class 91%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of Puget Sound admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,783 2,419 5,202
Accepted 2,565 1,953 4,518
Acceptance Rate 92% 81% 87%
Enrolled 224 169 393
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 9% 9% 9%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Puget Sound is $60.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Puget Sound and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Puget Sound Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Puget Sound
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236328 IPEDS survey data for University of Puget Sound.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into University of Puget Sound?

87% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Puget Sound. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.