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Colleges / University of Wisconsin-Platteville

University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Platteville, WI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate86%

UW Platteville Admissions

Around 86% of applicants get into University of Wisconsin-Platteville each year. Out of 3,416 applications received in 2023, 2,931 students were offered admission.

If you are planning on applying to University of Wisconsin-Platteville, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of University of Wisconsin-Platteville's admissions stats.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 14%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 12%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 88%
Waitlist No

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to University of Wisconsin-Platteville?

University of Wisconsin-Platteville does not offer early decision or early action.

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

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Transferring to University of Wisconsin-Platteville

For more information on transferring to University of Wisconsin-Platteville, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to University of Wisconsin-Platteville

University of Wisconsin-Platteville has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into University of Wisconsin-Platteville?

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 creating 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 admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at University of Wisconsin-Platteville

What does University of Wisconsin-Platteville consider 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
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Class Rank Important
Application Essay Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Talent/Ability Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with University of Wisconsin-Platteville for more information on admission factors.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Application Requirements

To apply to University of Wisconsin-Platteville, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with University of Wisconsin-Platteville'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 of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of Wisconsin-Platteville?

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

Out of all students that were admitted, 64% submitted a class rank. At University of Wisconsin-Platteville 14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 37% were in the top 25% and 73% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At University of Wisconsin-Platteville, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

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 University of Wisconsin-Platteville directly.

About GPAs

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.

Standardized Test Scores

University of Wisconsin-Platteville 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, 12% of University of Wisconsin-Platteville's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 88% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Wisconsin-Platteville students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Wisconsin-Platteville students scored 615 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

To be most competitive at University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 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 University of Wisconsin-Platteville'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 University of Wisconsin-Platteville students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

More Information on Transferring to University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Transfer students can enroll in University of Wisconsin-Platteville during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to University of Wisconsin-Platteville?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Does University of Wisconsin-Platteville accept transfer credits?

✅ University of Wisconsin-Platteville accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Wisconsin-Platteville accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Do I have to submit test scores to University of Wisconsin-Platteville?

✅ University of Wisconsin-Platteville is not test optional.

What is University of Wisconsin-Platteville's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Platteville is 86%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Wisconsin-Platteville?

❌ University of Wisconsin-Platteville does not offer early decision.

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UW Platteville Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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UW Platteville SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

520 - 640


Reading SAT Range

510 - 615

UW Platteville GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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