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Westcliff University

Irvine, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate42%

Westcliff University Admissions

Westcliff University is not difficult to get into. Westcliff University admitted 42% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 328 applications received in 2023, 137 students were offered admission.

If you are considering submitting an application to Westcliff University, the fee for the application is $30.

Westcliff University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Westcliff University's admissions stats.

Westcliff University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Westcliff University Application Deadlines

Check with Westcliff University directly for more info on application deadlines.

Applying Early to Westcliff University?

Westcliff University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Westcliff University directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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How To Get Into Westcliff University

Getting into Westcliff University is not difficult.

In 2022, Westcliff University accepted 42% of students, around 137 from 328 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Westcliff University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

For applicants who are non-residents, getting into Westcliff University is not difficult.

Transferring to Westcliff University

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Westcliff University

Westcliff University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Westcliff University Look For in an Applicant?

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 when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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 put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Westcliff University

Curious about the factors that are considered by Westcliff University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Class Rank Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Application Essay Important
Interview Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
State Residency Important
First Generation Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered

Make sure to check with Westcliff University for more information on admission factors.

Westcliff University Application Requirements

To apply to Westcliff University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Westcliff 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
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements English Proficiency Tests
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Westcliff University?

Westcliff University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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.

Standardized Test Scores

Westcliff 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.

More Information on Transferring to Westcliff University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Westcliff University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Westcliff University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Westcliff University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Westcliff University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Westcliff University.

Does Westcliff University accept transfer credits?

✅ Westcliff University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Westcliff University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Westcliff University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Westcliff University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Westcliff University?

✅ Westcliff University is not test optional.

What is Westcliff University's acceptance rate?

✅ Westcliff University's acceptance rate is 42%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Westcliff University?

🟨 Westcliff University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Westcliff University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Westcliff University? Westcliff University is a less selective institution. The Westcliff University acceptance rate is 42%. This means that the institution accepts 41 out of every 100 applicants.


Westcliff University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Westcliff University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Westcliff University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Westcliff University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Westcliff University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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