Can I get into UW-Seattle? The school has a 45% acceptance rate. Last year, 19,733 out of 43,517 applicants were admitted making UW-Seattle a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 22 percent. University of Washington Seattle Campus typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||600|
|SAT Composite 25th||1190|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||740|
|SAT Composite 75th||1420|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Washington Seattle Campus?
University of Washington Seattle Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 26 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1190 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 1075. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1305 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1420 and Above||Good||>58%|
|1305 to 1420||Avg +||45%-58%|
|1190 to 1305||Avg -||32%-45%|
|1075 to 1190||Reach||22%-32%|
|Less than 1075||Low||<22%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||32|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UW-Seattle?
Admission data indicates that UW-Seattle regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. 40 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Washington Seattle Campus.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>58%|
|29 to 32||Avg +||45%-58%|
|26 to 29||Avg -||32%-45%|
|23 to 26||Reach||22%-32%|
|Less than 23||Low||<22%|
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into University of Washington Seattle Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Washington Seattle Campus was 3.75 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to UW-Seattle will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||29%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||9%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||2%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||1%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||31%||36%||33%|
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Dec 1, 2018.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Washington Seattle Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236948 IPEDS survey data for University of Washington Seattle Campus.