The acceptance rate at Parkside is 66%. It ranks #7 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Parkside is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,358 out of 2,048 applicants were admitted.
The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent (SAT 0/0 ACT 17/23). University of Wisconsin Parkside typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.21. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 40% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Parkside application fee is $25 and applications are due by Jun 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Wisconsin Parkside. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 85% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|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|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Parkside?
Admission data indicates that Parkside regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 #27 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 85 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Wisconsin Parkside.
Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirementsData Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into University of Wisconsin Parkside?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Parkside. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Wisconsin Parkside was 3.21 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #26 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Parkside accepts 66% of students who apply.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||12.2%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||15.8%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||18.6%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.24||17.0%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.99||21.9%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||10.2%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||1.5%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
76% of University of Wisconsin Parkside freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||15%|
|Top 25% of class||37%|
|Top 50% of class||76%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||38%||42%||40%|
Applicants have 178 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Wisconsin Parkside is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Wisconsin Parkside and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240374 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Parkside.
85% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
66% of those who apply are granted admission to Parkside. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 85% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.