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UWT Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

83.9%
Admission Difficulty for University of Washington Tacoma Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into UWT? The school has a 84% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,662 out of 1,982 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. University of Washington Tacoma Campus typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1060-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
92%
SAT Scores for University of Washington Tacoma Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for University of Washington Tacoma Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1260
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 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Washington Tacoma Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >90%
1160 to 1260 Avg + 84%-90%
1060 to 1160 Avg - 76%-84%
960 to 1060 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 960 Low <64%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
13%
ACT Scores for University of Washington Tacoma Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for University of Washington Tacoma Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 24
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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. 13 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Washington Tacoma Campus.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Washington Tacoma Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >90%
21 to 24 Avg + 84%-90%
18 to 21 Avg - 76%-84%
15 to 18 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 15 Low <64%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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 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. If your high school grades are above the average 3.25 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UWT accepts 84% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Washington Tacoma Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 13% Good
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

Admission Statistics

University of Washington Tacoma Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,156 826 1,982
Accepted 979 683 1,662
Acceptance Rate 85% 83% 84%
Enrolled 321 267 588
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 39% 35%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
67

Applicants have 67 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2019.

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
May 4 May 17
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Apr 13 Apr 23

Admission Requirements

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

University of Washington Tacoma 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 Tacoma 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=377564 IPEDS survey data for University of Washington Tacoma Campus.