University of Washington-Seattle Campus (UW-Seattle)

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UW-Seattle can be found in Seattle, WA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of Washington-Seattle Campus enrolls nearly forty thousand students per year.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores at University of Washington-Seattle Campus. A score in the range of 1630 to 2000 on the SAT exam, or 25 to 30 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the UW-Seattle average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.35 - 3.71. This school has an acceptance rate of around 55 percent with 37 percent of applicants deciding to continue on and enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the UW-Seattle acceptance rate 2015 will be around 57%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UW-Seattle Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Washington-Seattle Campus was reported as 55.2% in Fall 2013 with over 30,200 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-Seattle SAT Scores: 1630 - 2000
  • UW-Seattle ACT Scores: 25 - 30
  • UW-Seattle Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.71

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

Applicant Selectivity: High

University of Washington-Seattle Campus has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

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-Seattle Campus has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 61.0%
  • 2010-2011: 57.7%
  • 2011-2012: 58.4%
  • 2012-2013: 58.4%
  • 2013-2014: 55.2%
  • Projected UW-Seattle Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 57.3%

How Does UW-Seattle Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Washington-Seattle Campus is zero percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Western Washington University83.7%
Central Washington University82.2%
Portland State University61.2%
Oregon State University78.9%
Eastern Washington University79.7%

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 UW-Seattle (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 650
Math580 - 710
Writing530 - 640
Total Score1630 - 2000
ACT®Score Range
English24 - 31
Math25 - 31
Composite Score25 - 30
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