University of Wisconsin-Platteville (UWP)

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University of Wisconsin-Platteville can be found in Platteville, WI, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly eight thousand students are enrolled at UWP.

Many students at UWP scored in the range of 20 (25th percentile) to 25 (75th percentile) on the ACT. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the UWP average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.33. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UWP Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Platteville was reported as 96.5% in Fall 2012 with over 3,400 college applications submitted to University of Wisconsin-Platteville. 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

  • UWP ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • UWP Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Wisconsin-Platteville?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of Wisconsin-Platteville 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 University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 96.4%
  • 2009-2010: 95.3%
  • 2010-2011: 95.6%
  • 2011-2012: 96.9%
  • 2012-2013: 96.5%
  • Projected UWP Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 96.3%

How Does UWP Compare?

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The acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Platteville is seventy-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Loras College69.0%
Clarke University77.5%
University of Dubuque77.4%
Edgewood College76.6%
Upper Iowa University58.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings 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 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UWP (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English19 - 24
Math20 - 26
Composite Score20 - 25
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