If you want to apply to UW Parkside, the application fee is $50. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
University of Wisconsin-Parkside 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.
Getting into UW Parkside is moderately difficult. UW Parkside evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, UW Parkside **accepted 66% of students, around 1,358 of the 2,048 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like UW Parkside, 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. Admissions to international students is program very difficult.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining 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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to UW Parkside must submit the following items. Double check with UW Parkside's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Other Requirements||√||minimum of 17 high school units distribution|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to UW Parkside have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Out of all students that were admitted, 68.7% submitted a class rank. At UW Parkside 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 37% were in the top 25% and 76% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Wisconsin-Parkside, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||12.2%|
|3.50 and 3.74||15.8%|
|3.25 and 3.49||18.6%|
|3.00 and 3.24||17%|
|2.50 and 2.9||21.9%|
|2.00 and 2.49||10.2%|
|UW Parkside does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
UW Parkside is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 9% of UW Parkside's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 87% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other UW Parkside applicants, you should strive to earn between 1030 and 1140 (or higher!) on the SAT. At UW Parkside 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1140 and 25% of scored lower than 1030, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a UW Parkside student is 1082.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UW Parkside students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UW Parkside students scored 585 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
Want to increase your SAT Score?
Preparing for the SAT can help raise your score, but it doesn't have to take up a lot of time.
Learn how to increase your SAT score 200 points or more in just 10 minutes a day.
To be most competitive at UW Parkside, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UW Parkside's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UW Parkside students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to UW Parkside.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in UW Parkside during the following terms: Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to UW Parkside?
Students who are admitted to UW Parkside must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does UW Parkside accept transfer credits?
UW Parkside accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UW Parkside accepts:
CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit Excelsior College Examinations
Does UW Parkside accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
UW Parkside accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to UW Parkside?
UW Parkside. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into UW Parkside? UW Parkside is a somewhat selective institution. The UW Parkside acceptance rate is 66%. This means that the institution accepts 66 out of every 100 applicants.
Complete your profile to get your personalized, AI-calculated prediction score.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UW Parkside is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UW Parkside is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to UW Parkside is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into UW Parkside. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1140 and Above
1030 to 1140
1030 and Less
The median SAT score for UW Parkside students is 1082. Applicants with SAT scores of 1140 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UW Parkside, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1140 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UW Parkside.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At UW Parkside, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.21. 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.
© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.
Tuition and Fees
Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!Claim Free Account
Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!Find Scholarships
Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.Join the Conversation