The University of West Florida Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into The University of West Florida? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,951 out of 7,104 applicants or 42% were admitted making The University of West Florida a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores. The University of West Florida typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 46% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 3,975 3,129 7,104
Accepted 1,672 1,279 2,951
Acceptance Rate 42% 41% 42%
Enrolled 707 652 1,359
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 42% 51% 46%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of West Florida and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that The University of West Florida regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 85 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of West Florida.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. 50 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1020 1200
SAT Reading 510 610
SAT Math 500 570
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 19 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >55%
23 to 26 Avg + 42%-55%
20 to 23 Avg - 30%-42%
17 to 20 Reach 20%-30%
Less than 17 Low <20%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >55%
1110 to 1200 Avg + 42%-55%
1020 to 1110 Avg - 30%-42%
930 to 1020 Reach 20%-30%
Less than 930 Low <20%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need above average high school grades to get into The University of West Florida. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of West Florida was 3.43 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to The University of West Florida will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 28% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 19% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 41 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jun 30, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The University of West Florida and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=138354 IPEDS survey data for The University of West Florida.

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