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Colleges / University of Wisconsin-Platteville

University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Platteville, WI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate86%
Acceptance Rate86%

UW Platteville Admissions

If you want to apply to UW Platteville, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

UW Platteville Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of UW Platteville's admissions stats.

UW Platteville 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 14%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
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 –– ––

Want to Apply Early to UW Platteville?

UW Platteville does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some top 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 UW Platteville

UW Platteville has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does UW Platteville 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 are 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 put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at UW Platteville

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

Make sure to check with UW Platteville for more information on admission factors.

UW Platteville 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to UW Platteville, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with UW 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 UW Platteville?

UW 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 UW 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 UW Platteville directly.

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

UW Platteville considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

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

What is a Good SAT Score for UW Platteville?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UW 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 UW Platteville students scored 615 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for UW Platteville?

To be most competitive at UW 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 UW 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 UW Platteville students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Transfer students can enroll in UW Platteville during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

UW Platteville Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UW Platteville?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UW Platteville.

Does UW Platteville accept transfer credits?

✅ UW Platteville accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UW Platteville accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Do I have to submit test scores to UW Platteville?

✅ UW Platteville is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is UW Platteville's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for UW Platteville is 86%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at UW Platteville?

❌ UW 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 ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above


20 to 26


20 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to UW Platteville is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into UW Platteville. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 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.

UW Platteville SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

520 - 640


Reading SAT Range

510 - 615

UW Platteville GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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