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UWM Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into UWM? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 7,513 out of 8,758 applicants or 86% were admitted making University of Wisconsin Milwaukee an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 4,840 3,918 8,758
Accepted 4,253 3,260 7,513
Acceptance Rate 88% 83% 86%
Enrolled 1,763 1,552 3,315
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 41% 48% 44%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Wisconsin Milwaukee 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 UWM regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite N/A N/A
SAT Reading N/A N/A
SAT Math N/A N/A
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 18 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >92%
22 to 25 Avg + 86%-92%
20 to 22 Avg - 80%-86%
18 to 20 Reach 72%-80%
Less than 18 Low <72%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need about average high school grades to get into University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee was 3.09 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.09 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UWM accepts 86% of all applicants.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 10% Good
3.50 to 3.75 13% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Good
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 29% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 12% 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 Jul 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
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=240453 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.



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