Reach out to Western Oregon University's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.
Here's an overiew of some of Western Oregon University's admissions stats.
|Western Oregon University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||14.57%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||1%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||3%|
These are the application deadlines for Western Oregon University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Western Oregon University does not offer early decision or early action.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Western Oregon University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by Western Oregon University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Western Oregon University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Western Oregon University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Western Oregon University'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(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Other Requirements||√||general college preparatory program completion|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.75|
Students admitted to Western Oregon University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 64.34% submitted a class rank. At Western Oregon University 14.57% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 41.14% were in the top 25% and 77.71% were in the top 50%.
At Western Oregon University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||20.63%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21.75%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14.87%|
|3.00 and 3.24||17.66%|
|2.50 and 2.9||18.4%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2.97%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Western Oregon University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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.
Western Oregon University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Western Oregon 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 2022, 1% of Western Oregon University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Western Oregon University applicants, you should aim to score between 910 and 1170 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Western Oregon University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1170 and 25% of scored lower than 910, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Western Oregon University students scored 575 or higher and 75% of students scored 475 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Western Oregon University students scored 595 or higher, and 75% scored a 475 or higher.
To be most competitive at Western Oregon University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Western Oregon University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Western Oregon University 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 Western Oregon University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Western Oregon University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Western Oregon University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Western Oregon University.
Does Western Oregon University accept transfer credits?
✅ Western Oregon University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Western Oregon University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Western Oregon University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Western Oregon University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Western Oregon University?
✅ Western Oregon University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Western Oregon University's acceptance rate?
✅ Western Oregon University has an acceptance rate of 92%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Western Oregon University?
❌ Western Oregon University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Western Oregon University? Western Oregon University is a somewhat selective institution. The Western Oregon University acceptance rate is 92%. This means that the institution accepts 92 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Western Oregon University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Western Oregon University is Continuous processing.
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 Western Oregon University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.36. 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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