Chances of getting into University of Washington Tacoma Campus

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
85.6%
Admission Difficulty for University of Washington Tacoma Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
92%
SAT Scores for University of Washington Tacoma Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for University of Washington Tacoma Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1090

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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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Washington Tacoma Campus admission chances by SAT score
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%
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UWT ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
13%
ACT Scores for University of Washington Tacoma Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for University of Washington Tacoma Campus
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Washington Tacoma Campus admission chances by ACT score
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%
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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 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Washington Tacoma Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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 1,133 903 2,036
Accepted 989 753 1,742
Acceptance Rate 87% 83% 86%
Enrolled 331 322 653
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 43% 37%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2020.

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.

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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 23. 13% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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