Whitworth University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Whitworth University
|Admission Standards||Very High|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Whitworth University and can I get accepted? The school has a 89% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Washington for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,818 out of 3,166 applicants were admitted making Whitworth University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 32 percent. Whitworth University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Whitworth University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT71%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1160|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||670|
|SAT Composite 75th||1370|
|Average SAT Score||1270|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Whitworth University?
Whitworth University typically requires applicants to be in the top 31 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 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 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Washington for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 71 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|
|1370 and Above||Good||>93%|
|1265 to 1370||Avg +||89%-93%|
|1160 to 1265||Avg -||83%-89%|
|1055 to 1160||Reach||74%-83%|
|Less than 1055||Low||<74%|
Whitworth University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT36%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||26|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Whitworth University?
Admission data indicates that Whitworth University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in Washington for highest average ACT composite score. 36 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Whitworth University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>93%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||89%-93%|
|23 to 26||Avg -||83%-89%|
|20 to 23||Reach||74%-83%|
|Less than 20||Low||<74%|
Avg. High School GPA3.74
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Whitworth University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Whitworth University was 3.74 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in Washington for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.74 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Whitworth University accepts 89% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||22%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||6%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||3%||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)||17%||20%||18%|
Applications are DueMar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply102
Applicants have 102 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Whitworth University before the Mar 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
What are the requirements for admission to Whitworth University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237066 IPEDS survey data for Whitworth University.