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Western Oregon University

Monmouth, OR 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate92%
Acceptance Rate92%

Western Oregon University Admissions

Reach out to Western Oregon University's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Western Oregon University Admissions Stats at a Glance

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%
Waitlist No

Western Oregon University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Western Oregon University.

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

Applying Early to Western Oregon University?


Western Oregon University does not offer early decision or early action.

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


More on Western Oregon University Admissions


Transferring to Western Oregon University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Western Oregon University

Western Oregon University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Western Oregon University?

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.

Admissions Factors at Western Oregon University

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.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Recommendation(s) 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.

Western Oregon University Application Requirements

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
Interview
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

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Western Oregon University?

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%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Western Oregon University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 3.72%
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.

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

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.

What is a Good SAT Score for Western Oregon University?

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.

What is a Good ACT Score for Western Oregon University?

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.

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 Western Oregon University

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


Western Oregon University Admissions FAQs


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.

Want To Learn More About Western Oregon University?

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Western Oregon University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

92%

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.

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Western Oregon University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

Western Oregon University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

20 to 26

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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Western Oregon University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

910 - 1170

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Math SAT Range

435 - 575

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Reading SAT Range

475 - 595

Western Oregon University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.36

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

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.

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,029

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

92%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,602

Out-of-State

Unknown

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Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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