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Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
|Upper Iowa University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.1|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||5%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||23%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||62%|
Upper Iowa University 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.
It is moderately difficult to get into Upper Iowa University.
In 2021, Upper Iowa University accepted 65% of all applicants, around 717 of the 1,098 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Upper Iowa University, 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.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important 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 choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Upper Iowa University must submit the following items. Double check with Upper Iowa University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Upper Iowa University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.
Out of all students that were admitted, 36% submitted a class rank. At Upper Iowa University 5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 15% were in the top 25% and 48% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Upper Iowa University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||0%|
|3.50 and 3.74||14.3%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14.3%|
|3.00 and 3.24||28.6%|
|2.50 and 2.9||14.3%|
|2.00 and 2.49||14.3%|
Upper Iowa University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Upper Iowa University 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, 23% of Upper Iowa University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 62% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Upper Iowa University students scored 518 or higher and 75% of students scored 440 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Upper Iowa University students scored 528 or higher, and 75% scored a 440 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Upper Iowa University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Upper Iowa University'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 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Upper Iowa University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Upper Iowa University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Upper Iowa University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Upper Iowa University?
Students who are admitted to Upper Iowa University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Upper Iowa University accept transfer credits?
Upper Iowa University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Upper Iowa University accepts:
Does Upper Iowa University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Upper Iowa University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Upper Iowa University?
Upper Iowa University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Upper Iowa University's acceptance rate?
Upper Iowa University's acceptance rate is 65%.
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How hard is it to get into Upper Iowa University? Upper Iowa University is a somewhat selective institution. The Upper Iowa University acceptance rate is 65%. This means that the institution accepts 65 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Upper Iowa University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Upper Iowa University is Continuous processing.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Upper Iowa University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.13. 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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