William Woods University (WWU/ William Woods)

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WWU/ William Woods can be found in Fulton, MO, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around two thousand students enrolled per year at WWU/ William Woods.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores between 932 (25th percentile) to 1137 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 26 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants that get into WWU/ William Woods. We were able to estimate the WWU/ William Woods average GPA (2.98 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. WWU/ William Woods has an acceptance rate of around 75 percent with 31 percent of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at williamwoods.edu.

Overall WWU/ William Woods Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for William Woods University was reported as 75.1% in Fall 2012 with over 897 college applications submitted to WWU/ William Woods. 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

  • WWU/ William Woods ACT Scores: 19 - 26
  • WWU/ William Woods Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into William Woods University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of William Woods University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

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 William Woods University has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 82.8%
  • 2009-2010: 79.4%
  • 2010-2011: 79.9%
  • 2011-2012: 79.9%
  • 2012-2013: 75.1%
  • Projected WWU/ William Woods Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 78.3%

How Does WWU/ William Woods Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for WWU/ William Woods is thirty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Westminster College71.9%
Stephens College67.6%
Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences65.1%
Hannibal-LaGrange University68.1%
Missouri Valley College22.3%

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
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to WWU/ William Woods (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English19 - 26
Math17 - 25
Composite Score19 - 26
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