If you want to apply to UW Tacoma, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is June 30 and the application fee is $60.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|UW Tacoma 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not even considered|
University of Washington, Tacoma does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
UW Tacoma is a moderately difficult school to get into. UW Tacoma evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, UW Tacoma accepted 87% of students, around 1,719 of the 1,985 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like UW Tacoma, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating 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 admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to UW Tacoma must submit the following items. Double check with UW Tacoma's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to UW Tacoma have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Washington, Tacoma, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||15.81%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21.61%|
|3.25 and 3.49||21.45%|
|3.00 and 3.24||19.35%|
|2.50 and 2.9||18.87%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1.94%|
UW Tacoma doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
UW Tacoma 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.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to UW Tacoma.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 30.
Transfer students can enroll in UW Tacoma during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to UW Tacoma?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UW Tacoma.
Does UW Tacoma accept transfer credits?
UW Tacoma accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UW Tacoma accepts:
Does UW Tacoma accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
UW Tacoma accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to UW Tacoma?
UW Tacoma is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is UW Tacoma's acceptance rate?
UW Tacoma's acceptance rate is 87%.
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How hard is it to get into UW Tacoma? UW Tacoma is a somewhat selective institution. The UW Tacoma acceptance rate is 87%. This means that the institution accepts 86 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UW Tacoma is Jun 30.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UW Tacoma is Aug 30.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At UW Tacoma, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.33. 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.
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