Chances of getting into University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
78%
Admission Difficulty for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into UW-Eau Claire and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #26 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,250 out of 6,734 applicants were admitted making University of Wisconsin Eau Claire an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. University of Wisconsin Eau Claire typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 47% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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UW-Eau Claire SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

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UW-Eau Claire ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
97%
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UW-Eau Claire?

Admission data indicates that UW-Eau Claire regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #15 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >87%
23 to 26 Avg + 78%-87%
21 to 23 Avg - 70%-78%
19 to 21 Reach 60%-70%
Less than 19 Low <60%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.39*
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Wisconsin Eau Claire was 3.39 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.39 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UW-Eau Claire accepts 78% of all applicants.

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High School Class Rank

54% of University of Wisconsin Eau Claire freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Wisconsin Eau Claire students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 54%
Top 50% of class 98%
Bottom 50% of class 2%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,261 2,473 6,734
Accepted 3,441 1,809 5,250
Acceptance Rate 81% 73% 78%
Enrolled 1,587 899 2,486
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 46% 50% 47%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
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=240268 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.

Frequently Asked Questions

97% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

78% of those who apply are granted admission to UW-Eau Claire. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. 97% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.