If you are considering submitting an application to UH West Oahu, the regular decision application deadline is July 1 and the application fee is $50.
Students who submit their applications to UH West Oahu for the fall semester should anticipate a decision by December 15.
Here is an overiew of some of UH West Oahu's admissions stats.
|UH West Oahu 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||12%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||8%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||49%|
These are the application deadlines for University of Hawaii-West Oahu.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||July 1||December 15|
UH West Oahu does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
UH West Oahu is a not difficult school to get into. UH West Oahu evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, UH West Oahu accepted 95% of all applicants, about 703 from the 743 applicants.
Schools that are not difficult to get into, like UH West Oahu, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is not difficult.
UH West Oahu has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.
Curious about the factors that are considered by UH West Oahu during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with UH West Oahu for more information on admission factors.
To apply to UH West Oahu, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with UH West Oahu's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to UH West Oahu have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 72% submitted a class rank. At UH West Oahu 12% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 40% were in the top 25% and 72% were in the top 50%.
At University of Hawaii-West Oahu, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||19%|
|3.50 and 3.74||17%|
|3.25 and 3.49||17%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12%|
|2.50 and 2.9||24%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to UH West Oahu directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
UH West Oahu considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
UH West Oahu does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 8% of UH West Oahu's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 49% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UH West Oahu students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UH West Oahu students scored 680 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
To be most competitive at UH West Oahu, you should strive to earn between 16 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UH West Oahu's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UH West Oahu students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to UH West Oahu.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1. Applicants should hear back by December 15.
Transfer students can enroll in UH West Oahu during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to UH West Oahu?
❌ Students who are admitted to UH West Oahu must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does UH West Oahu accept transfer credits?
✅ UH West Oahu accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UH West Oahu accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does UH West Oahu accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ UH West Oahu accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to UH West Oahu?
✅ UH West Oahu is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is UH West Oahu's acceptance rate?
✅ UH West Oahu has an acceptance rate of 95%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at UH West Oahu?
❌ UH West Oahu does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into UH West Oahu? UH West Oahu is a less selective institution. The UH West Oahu acceptance rate is 95%. This means that the institution accepts 94 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UH West Oahu is Jul 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UH West Oahu is Jul 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
22 and Above
16 to 22
16 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to UH West Oahu is 19. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into UH West Oahu. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At UH West Oahu, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.41. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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