If you are considering submitting an applicationto UW River Falls, the fee for the application is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
University of Wisconsin-River Falls 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 River Falls is amoderately difficult school to get into. UW River Falls evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, UW River Falls **accepted 77% of students, around 2,138 of the 2,782 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like UW River Falls, 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 elementary education, animal science, social work majors 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 when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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 prioritize the areas where you're strong.
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|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||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to UW River Falls must submit the following items. Double check with UW River Falls's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||rank in upper 40% of high school class|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to UW River Falls have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 71.97% submitted a class rank. At UW River Falls 12.14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 24.8% were in the top 25% and 72.78% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Wisconsin-River Falls, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||24%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21%|
|3.25 and 3.49||18%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12%|
|2.50 and 2.9||14%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3%|
|UW River Falls does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
UW River Falls 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 2021, 2.91% of UW River Falls's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 97.59% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other UW River Falls applicants, you should strive to earn between 1040 and 1250 (or higher!) on the SAT. At UW River Falls 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1250 and 25% of scored lower than 1040, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a UW River Falls student is 1130.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UW River Falls students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UW River Falls students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.
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To be most competitive at UW River Falls, you should strive to earn between 20 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UW River Falls's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UW River Falls students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to UW River Falls.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in UW River Falls during the following terms: Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to UW River Falls?
Students who are admitted to UW River Falls must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does UW River Falls accept transfer credits?
UW River Falls accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UW River Falls accepts:
CLEP subject tests ACE recommendations for credit
Does UW River Falls accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
UW River Falls accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to UW River Falls?
UW River Falls. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into UW River Falls? UW River Falls is a somewhat selective institution. The UW River Falls acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UW River Falls is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UW River Falls 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 River Falls is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into UW River Falls. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1250 and Above
1040 to 1250
1040 and Less
The median SAT score for UW River Falls students is 1130. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UW River Falls, while applicants with SAT scores between 1040 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1040 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UW River Falls.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At UW River Falls, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.45. 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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