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Chances of getting into University of Washington Bothell Campus

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
88%
Admission Difficulty for University of Washington Bothell Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Challenging 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into UWB and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at UWB is 88%.  It ranks #15 in Washington for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Washington Bothell Campus is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 3,656 out of 4,158 applicants were admitted.

The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent (SAT 1040/1270 ACT 20/27). University of Washington Bothell Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.41. 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. University of Washington Bothell Campus is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

UWB SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1040-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT 
83%
SAT Scores for University of Washington Bothell Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for University of Washington Bothell Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Average SAT Score 1160

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

University of Washington Bothell Campus typically prefers applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 1160 out of 1600. UWB ranks #8 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Washington Bothell Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1270 and Above Good >93%
1155 to 1270 Avg + 88%-93%
1040 to 1155 Avg - 79%-88%
925 to 1040 Reach 67%-79%
Less than 925 Low <67%
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UWB ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
20-27 
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 20
ACT Scores for University of Washington Bothell Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 23

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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #10 in Washington for highest average ACT composite score. 24 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Washington Bothell Campus.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Washington Bothell Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
27 and Above Good >94%
23 to 27 Avg + 88%-94%
20 to 23 Avg - 81%-88%
17 to 20 Reach 71%-81%
Less than 17 Low <71%
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UWB GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.41
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of Washington Bothell Campus?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UWB. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Washington Bothell Campus was 3.41 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in Washington for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.41 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UWB accepts 88% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Washington Bothell Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 1.52% Good
3.75 to 3.99 17.17% Good
3.50 to 3.74 28.76% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 20.73% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 18.5% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 12.91% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 0.41% 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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Admission Statistics

University of Washington Bothell Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,163 1,995 4,158
Accepted 1,921 1,735 3,656
Acceptance Rate 89% 87% 88%
Enrolled 444 541 985
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 31% 27%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Washington Bothell Campus is $60.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Washington Bothell Campus and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Washington Bothell Campus Application 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.

FAQs

Does University of Washington Bothell Campus prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into University of Washington Bothell Campus?

88% 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.

What SAT score is required for University of Washington Bothell Campus?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1040 and 1270. 83% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Washington Bothell Campus?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 27. 24% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.