Chances of getting into University of Washington Bothell Campus

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
79.4%
Admission Difficulty for University of Washington Bothell Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into UWB and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Washington for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,398 out of 3,022 applicants were admitted making University of Washington Bothell Campus an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. University of Washington Bothell Campus typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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UWB SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
83%
SAT Scores for University of Washington Bothell Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for University of Washington Bothell Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1140

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Washington Bothell Campus?

University of Washington Bothell Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Washington for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Washington Bothell Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >86%
1140 to 1250 Avg + 79%-86%
1030 to 1140 Avg - 69%-79%
920 to 1030 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 920 Low <57%
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UWB ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
24%
ACT Scores for University of Washington Bothell Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for University of Washington Bothell Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UWB?

Admission data indicates that UWB regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Washington for highest average ACT composite score. 24 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Washington Bothell Campus.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Washington Bothell Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >87%
22 to 26 Avg + 79%-87%
19 to 22 Avg - 70%-79%
16 to 19 Reach 60%-70%
Less than 16 Low <60%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.25
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Washington Bothell Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Washington Bothell Campus was 3.25 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Washington for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.25 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UWB accepts 79% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

University of Washington Bothell Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,560 1,462 3,022
Accepted 1,266 1,132 2,398
Acceptance Rate 81% 77% 79%
Enrolled 361 420 781
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 37% 33%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Washington Bothell Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Washington Bothell Campus Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Washington Bothell Campus
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=377555 IPEDS survey data for University of Washington Bothell Campus.

Frequently Asked Questions

83% of students submit their SAT scores to UWB. 24% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

79% of those who apply are granted admission to UWB. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1250. 83% 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 19 and 26. 24% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.