University of Washington-Bothell Campus (UWB)

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UWB can be found in Bothell, WA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled each year at UWB.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 1310 (25th percentile) to 1680 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 23 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is typical among applicants admitted to UWB. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the UWB average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.33 for accepted students. Approximately 80% of all applicant were admitted at University of Washington-Bothell Campus, and from those that were granted acceptance about 31% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UWB Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Washington-Bothell Campus was reported as 75.7% in Fall 2013 with over 2,460 college applications submitted to UWB. 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

  • UWB SAT Scores: 1310 - 1680
  • UWB ACT Scores: 19 - 23
  • UWB Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Washington-Bothell Campus?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of Washington-Bothell Campus 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Washington-Bothell Campus has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 76.5%
  • 2010-2011: 76.8%
  • 2011-2012: 73.7%
  • 2012-2013: 73.7%
  • 2013-2014: 75.7%
  • Projected UWB Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 75.0%

How Does UWB Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for UWB is thirty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Northwest University97.2%
Seattle Pacific University72.1%
Cornish College of the Arts59.2%
Trinity Lutheran College95.7%
University of Puget Sound85.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UWB (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 560
Math460 - 590
Writing420 - 530
Total Score1310 - 1680
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 22
Math17 - 25
Composite Score19 - 23
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