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Can I get into Willamette University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,935 out of 6,332 applicants or 78% were admitted making Willamette University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Willamette University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||10%||12%||11%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Willamette University 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.
Admission data indicates that Willamette University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 25 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. 54 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Willamette University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1190 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 1085. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1295 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 70 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|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>87%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||78%-87%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||70%-78%|
|23 to 25||Reach||60%-70%|
|Less than 23||Low||<60%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1400 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1295 to 1400||Avg +||78%-86%|
|1190 to 1295||Avg -||68%-78%|
|1085 to 1190||Reach||55%-68%|
|Less than 1085||Low||<55%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Willamette University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Willamette University was 3.69 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.69 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Willamette University accepts 78% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||11%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||4%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to Willamette University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210401 IPEDS survey data for Willamette University.