Chances of getting into University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
83.3%
Admission Difficulty for University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into UWSP and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate ranking it #33 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,742 out of 4,493 applicants were admitted making University of Wisconsin Stevens Point an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. University of Wisconsin Stevens Point typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 48% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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UWSP SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
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 Stevens Point
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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UWSP ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
93%
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UWSP?

Admission data indicates that UWSP regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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. The school ranks #23 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Wisconsin Stevens Point.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >89%
22 to 25 Avg + 83%-89%
19 to 22 Avg - 74%-83%
16 to 19 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 16 Low <63%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.45
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Wisconsin Stevens Point was 3.45 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.45 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UWSP accepts 83% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Wisconsin Stevens Point students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 26% Good
3.50 to 3.75 22% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 24% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 8% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

96% of University of Wisconsin Stevens Point freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Wisconsin Stevens Point students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 17%
Top 25% of class 50%
Top 50% of class 96%
Bottom 50% of class 4%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,441 2,052 4,493
Accepted 2,049 1,693 3,742
Acceptance Rate 84% 83% 83%
Enrolled 925 881 1,806
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 45% 52% 48%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240480 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Stevens Point.

Frequently Asked Questions

93% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

83% of those who apply are granted admission to UWSP. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 93% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.