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Whitewater, Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of Wisconsin Whitewater

University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
75.8%
Admission Difficulty for University of Wisconsin Whitewater
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,839 out of 6,386 applicants were admitted making University of Wisconsin Whitewater an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. University of Wisconsin Whitewater typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 45% 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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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for University of Wisconsin Whitewater
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 Whitewater
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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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
92%
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Whitewater
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for University of Wisconsin Whitewater
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Wisconsin Whitewater.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Wisconsin Whitewater admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >86%
21 to 24 Avg + 76%-86%
19 to 21 Avg - 67%-76%
17 to 19 Reach 58%-67%
Less than 17 Low <58%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into University of Wisconsin Whitewater. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Wisconsin Whitewater was 3.2 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 grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Wisconsin-Whitewater accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Wisconsin Whitewater students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 14% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 27% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

71% of University of Wisconsin Whitewater freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Wisconsin Whitewater students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 30%
Top 50% of class 71%
Bottom 50% of class 29%
Bottom 25% of class 4%

Admission Statistics

University of Wisconsin Whitewater admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,197 3,189 6,386
Accepted 2,438 2,401 4,839
Acceptance Rate 76% 75% 76%
Enrolled 1,032 1,156 2,188
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 42% 48% 45%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
115

Applicants have 115 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Wisconsin Whitewater
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=240189 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Whitewater.

Frequently Asked Questions

92% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

76% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Admission competition is and the college has easy 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 24. 92% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.