If you are thinking about applying to Whitworth University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is March 1 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
The following is an overiew of some of Whitworth University's admissions stats.
|Whitworth University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||31%|
|Mean SAT Score||1190|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||26%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||9%|
These are the application deadlines for Whitworth University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||November 15||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||March 15||––|
Whitworth University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15.
Whitworth University accepts approximately 97% of early action applicants and 91% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Whitworth University admitted 1,825 of the 1,886 who applied early action.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Whitworth 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 has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling 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 prioritize the areas where you're strong.
What does Whitworth University consider 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||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Whitworth University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Whitworth University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Whitworth 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)||3|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1||2|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Whitworth University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 40% submitted a class rank. At Whitworth University 31% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 59% were in the top 25% and 84% were in the top 50%.
At Whitworth University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||28%|
|3.50 and 3.74||15%|
|3.25 and 3.49||12%|
|3.00 and 3.24||8%|
|2.50 and 2.9||7%|
|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 Whitworth 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.
Whitworth University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Whitworth University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 26% of Whitworth University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 9% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Whitworth University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1080 and 1280 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Whitworth University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1280 and 25% of scored lower than 1080, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Whitworth University student is 1190.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Whitworth University students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Whitworth University students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.
To be most competitive at Whitworth University, you should strive to earn between 22 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Whitworth University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Whitworth University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Whitworth University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Whitworth University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Whitworth University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Whitworth University.
Does Whitworth University accept transfer credits?
✅ Whitworth University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Whitworth University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Whitworth University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Whitworth University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Whitworth University?
❌ No, Whitworth University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Whitworth University's acceptance rate?
✅ Whitworth University has an acceptance rate of 91%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Whitworth University?
❌ Whitworth University does not offer early decision.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Whitworth University?
✅ The early action acceptance rate at Whitworth University was 97% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Whitworth University? Whitworth University is a somewhat selective institution. The Whitworth University acceptance rate is 91%. This means that the institution accepts 91 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Whitworth University is Mar 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Whitworth University is Jul 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1280 and Above
1080 to 1280
1080 and Less
The median SAT score for Whitworth University students is 1190. Applicants with SAT scores of 1280 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Whitworth University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1080 to 1280 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1080 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Whitworth University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Whitworth University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.72. 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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