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UW-Platteville Admission Requirements

Platteville, Wisconsin

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Chances of getting into University of Wisconsin Platteville

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
81%
Admission Difficulty for University of Wisconsin Platteville
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Average 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into UW-Platteville and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at UW-Platteville is 81%.  It ranks #24 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Wisconsin Platteville is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,991 out of 3,671 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent (SAT 0/0 ACT 20/26). University of Wisconsin Platteville typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.39. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 46% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Wisconsin Platteville. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 88% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

UW-Platteville SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for University of Wisconsin Platteville
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 Platteville
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
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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UW-Platteville ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
88%
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Platteville
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Platteville
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 27
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-Platteville?

Admission data indicates that UW-Platteville regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #14 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Wisconsin Platteville.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Wisconsin Platteville admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
26 and Above Good >89%
23 to 26 Avg + 81%-89%
20 to 23 Avg - 69%-81%
17 to 20 Reach 54%-69%
Less than 17 Low <54%
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UW-Platteville GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into University of Wisconsin Platteville?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UW-Platteville. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Wisconsin Platteville was 3.39 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #17 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-Platteville accepts 81% of all applicants.

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*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.39 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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High School Class Rank

73% of University of Wisconsin Platteville freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Wisconsin Platteville students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 37%
Top 50% of class 73%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of Wisconsin Platteville admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,437 2,234 3,671
Accepted 1,167 1,824 2,991
Acceptance Rate 81% 82% 81%
Enrolled 526 863 1,389
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 45% 47% 46%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Wisconsin Platteville is $25.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Wisconsin Platteville and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Wisconsin Platteville Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not 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 Platteville
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=240462 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Platteville.

FAQs

Does University of Wisconsin Platteville prefer SAT or ACT?

88% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Wisconsin Platteville?

81% of those who apply are granted admission to UW-Platteville. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Wisconsin Platteville?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 88% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.