|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Western Washington University and can I get accepted? The school has a 90% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Washington for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 9,502 out of 10,513 applicants were admitted making Western Washington University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. Western Washington University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Western Washington University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1280|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Western Washington University?
Western Washington University typically prefers 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Washington for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 84 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1280 and Above||Good||>94%|
|1170 to 1280||Avg +||90%-94%|
|1060 to 1170||Avg -||84%-90%|
|950 to 1060||Reach||76%-84%|
|Less than 950||Low||<76%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Western Washington University?
Admission data indicates that Western Washington University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Washington for highest average ACT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Western Washington University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>94%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||90%-94%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||84%-90%|
|19 to 22||Reach||76%-84%|
|Less than 19||Low||<76%|
What GPA do you need to get into Western Washington University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Western Washington University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Western Washington University was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in Washington for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.42 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Western Washington University accepts 90% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||23%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||26%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||19%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||11%||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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
55% of Western Washington University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||23%|
|Top 25% of class||55%|
|Top 50% of class||89%|
|Bottom 50% of class||11%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||35%||33%|
Applicants have 91 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Western Washington University is $60.
What are the requirements for admission to Western Washington University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|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=237011 IPEDS survey data for Western Washington University.
84% of students submit their SAT scores to Western Washington University. 26% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
90% of those who apply are granted admission to Western Washington University. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1280. 84% 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 22 and 28. 26% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.