University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (UWT)

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University of Washington-Tacoma Campus can be found in Tacoma, WA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 3,700 students enrolled per year at UWT.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 1250 (25th percentile) - 1600 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 17 (25th percentile) - 23 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants that get into this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the UWT average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.25 for accepted students. University of Washington-Tacoma Campus sends acceptance letters to approximately 90% of applicants. Of those that are accepted, around 40% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UWT Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Washington-Tacoma Campus was reported as 85.2% in Fall 2013 with over 1,200 college applications submitted to University of Washington-Tacoma Campus. 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

  • UWT SAT Scores: 1250 - 1600
  • UWT ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • UWT Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Washington-Tacoma Campus, 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 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-Tacoma Campus has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 91.6%
  • 2010-2011: 81.8%
  • 2011-2012: 77.0%
  • 2012-2013: 77.0%
  • 2013-2014: 85.2%
  • Projected UWT Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 81.6%

How Does UWT Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is fifty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Puget Sound85.2%
Pacific Lutheran University76.8%
Saint Martin's University87.6%
Cornish College of the Arts59.2%
The Evergreen State College97.1%

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 UWT (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 540
Math430 - 550
Writing410 - 510
Total Score1250 - 1600
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 22
Math17 - 23
Composite Score17 - 23
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