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University of Wisconsin-River Falls Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

74.5%
Admission Difficulty for University of Wisconsin River Falls
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into University of Wisconsin-River Falls? The school has a 75% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,571 out of 3,450 applicants were admitted making University of Wisconsin-River Falls a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. University of Wisconsin River Falls typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 52% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by University of Wisconsin River Falls is a prized outcome for many students.

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SAT Requirements

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

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
99%
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin River Falls
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin River Falls
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Wisconsin-River Falls?

Admission data indicates that University of Wisconsin-River Falls 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 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 99 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Wisconsin River Falls.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Wisconsin River Falls admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >85%
22 to 25 Avg + 75%-85%
20 to 22 Avg - 66%-75%
18 to 20 Reach 56%-66%
Less than 18 Low <56%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.61
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Wisconsin River Falls. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Wisconsin River Falls was 3.61 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Wisconsin-River Falls accepts 75% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Wisconsin River Falls students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 19% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Good
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 21% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

Admission Statistics

University of Wisconsin River Falls admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,131 1,319 3,450
Accepted 1,646 925 2,571
Acceptance Rate 77% 70% 75%
Enrolled 483 842 1,325
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 91% 52%

Admission Requirements

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

University of Wisconsin River Falls 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 River Falls
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=240471 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin River Falls.