UWT Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Washington Tacoma Campus
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UWT and can I get accepted? The school has a 86% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in Washington for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,742 out of 2,036 applicants were admitted making University of Washington Tacoma Campus 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 70 percent. University of Washington Tacoma Campus typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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UWT SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT92%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
|Average SAT Score||1090|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Washington Tacoma Campus?
University of Washington Tacoma Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Washington for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 92 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|
|1190 and Above||Good||>91%|
|1085 to 1190||Avg +||86%-91%|
|980 to 1085||Avg -||78%-86%|
|875 to 980||Reach||68%-78%|
|Less than 875||Low||<68%|
UWT ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT13%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||19|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UWT?
Admission data indicates that UWT regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Washington for highest average ACT composite score. 13 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Washington Tacoma Campus.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>92%|
|19 to 23||Avg +||86%-92%|
|16 to 19||Avg -||80%-86%|
|13 to 16||Reach||71%-80%|
|Less than 13||Low||<71%|
Avg. High School GPA3.25
Typical High School GradesB
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Washington Tacoma Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Washington Tacoma Campus was 3.25 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 3.25 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UWT accepts 86% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||15%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||24%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||22%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||23%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||3%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||33%||43%||37%|
Applications are DueJun 1, 2020
Days left to Apply130
Applicants have 130 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UWT before the Jun 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Washington Tacoma 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=377564 IPEDS survey data for University of Washington Tacoma Campus.
Frequently Asked Questions
92% of students submit their SAT scores to UWT. 13% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
86% of those who apply are granted admission to UWT. 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 980 and 1190. 92% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.