University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (UW Whitewater)

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UW Whitewater can be found in Whitewater, WI, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 13,000 students enrolled per year at UW Whitewater.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores within the range of 1410 (25th percentile) to 1720 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 20 (25th percentile) to 24 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants that get into UW Whitewater. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the UW Whitewater average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.38. An estimated 80 percent of all applicant were admitted at UW Whitewater, and from those that were granted acceptance around 45 percent continued on to attend. When applying historical data, we have projected that the UW Whitewater acceptance rate 2015 will be around 83%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UW Whitewater Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Whitewater was reported as 84.7% in Fall 2012 with over 5,700 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UW Whitewater SAT Scores: 1410 - 1720
  • UW Whitewater ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • UW Whitewater Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Wisconsin-Whitewater?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into UW Whitewater, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UW Whitewater has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 83.4%
  • 2009-2010: 81.6%
  • 2010-2011: 81.6%
  • 2011-2012: 81.6%
  • 2012-2013: 84.7%
  • Projected UW Whitewater Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 82.9%

How Does UW Whitewater Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is fifty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Marquette University57.5%
Concordia University-Wisconsin69.9%
Northeastern Illinois University60.1%
Loyola University Chicago91.4%
Benedictine University69.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UW Whitewater (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 580
Math470 - 600
Writing470 - 540
Total Score1410 - 1720
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 24
Math18 - 25
Composite Score20 - 24
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