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Chances of getting into University of Wisconsin Superior

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
82%
Admission Difficulty for University of Wisconsin Superior
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into UW-Superior and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #31 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 956 out of 1,166 applicants were admitted making University of Wisconsin Superior an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. University of Wisconsin Superior typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Wisconsin Superior is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UW-Superior SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for University of Wisconsin Superior
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 Superior
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 2019 starting class

UW-Superior ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
83%
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Superior
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Superior
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that UW-Superior regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 #28 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 83 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Wisconsin Superior.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Wisconsin Superior admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >90%
20 to 23 Avg + 82%-90%
18 to 20 Avg - 75%-82%
16 to 18 Reach 66%-75%
Less than 16 Low <66%
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UW-Superior GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.25
Typical High School Grades
B

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

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UW-Superior. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Wisconsin Superior was 3.25 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #24 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.25 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UW-Superior accepts 82% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Wisconsin Superior students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 25% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

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

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Wisconsin Superior students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 10%
Top 25% of class 17%
Top 50% of class 73%
Bottom 50% of class 27%
Bottom 25% of class 6%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of Wisconsin Superior admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 695 471 1,166
Accepted 563 393 956
Acceptance Rate 81% 83% 82%
Enrolled 173 154 327
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 39% 34%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
258

Applicants have 258 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Wisconsin Superior is $50.

Admission Requirements

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

University of Wisconsin Superior 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 Superior
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=240426 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Superior.

FAQs

Does University of Wisconsin Superior prefer SAT or ACT?

83% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

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

82% of those who apply are granted admission to UW-Superior. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Wisconsin Superior?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 83% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.