William Woods University (WWU/ William Woods)

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WWU/ William Woods can be found in Fulton, MO, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around two thousand students enrolled per year at WWU/ William Woods.

A large majority of students at this school scored in the range of 20 (25th percentile) - 26 (75th percentile) on the ACT. We were able to estimate the WWU/ William Woods average GPA (3.06 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. WWU/ William Woods has an acceptance rate of around 64 percent with 27 percent of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .williamwoods.edu.

Overall WWU/ William Woods Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for William Woods University was reported as 64.0% in Fall 2020 with over 914 applications submitted to WWU/ William Woods. 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

  • WWU/ William Woods ACT Scores: 20 - 26
  • WWU/ William Woods Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into William Woods University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of William Woods University 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 William Woods University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 70.2%
  • 2017-2018: 75.0%
  • 2018-2019: 64.1%
  • 2019-2020: 64.0%
  • Projected WWU/ William Woods Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 62.2%

How Does WWU/ William Woods Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for WWU/ William Woods is thirteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Westminster College96.3%
Stephens College56.3%
Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences93.2%
Hannibal-LaGrange University61.2%
Missouri Valley College53.9%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to WWU/ William Woods (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English19 - 26
Math18 - 25
Composite Score20 - 26
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