University of West Alabama (UWA)

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University of West Alabama can be found in Livingston, AL, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UWA has an enrollment of over five thousand students.

Many students at University of West Alabama scored between 18 (25th percentile) to 22 (75th percentile) on the ACT. We were able to estimate the UWA average GPA (2.89 - 3.14) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UWA Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of West Alabama was reported as 99.4% in Fall 2013 with over 462 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

  • UWA ACT Scores: 18 - 22
  • UWA Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into University of West Alabama?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to UWA have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants 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 UWA has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 62.1%
  • 2010-2011: 40.5%
  • 2011-2012: 48.6%
  • 2012-2013: 48.6%
  • 2013-2014: 99.4%
  • Projected UWA Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 67.4%

How Does UWA Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of West Alabama is seventy-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Judson College73.9%
Stillman College43.0%
Mississippi University for Women43.5%
University of Montevallo87.3%
Birmingham Southern College64.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records 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 UWA (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English16 - 21
Math17 - 22
Composite Score18 - 22
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