University of West Alabama Admissions

The application fee is $30 for applying undergraduate school and $30 for graduate school at University of West Alabama. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$30
Admission Informationwww.uwa.edu/Admissions/
Online Applicationhttps://www.gowest-alabama.org/apply/get-started.htm
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 40.00% and yield is 12.01%. 3,166 men and 5,704 women applied to University of West Alabama and 1,235 men and 2,282 women students were accepted. Among them, 173 men and 251 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants8,8703,1665,704
Admitted3,5481,2352,282
Enrolled426173251
Acceptance Ratio 40.00%39.01%40.01%
Yield 12.01%14.01%11.00%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 21 students (5% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 394 students (80%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 520 and 25th percentile is 440. The SAT Math score is 500 (75th) and 420 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 69 (75th percentile) and 69 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing440520
SAT Math420500
ACT Composite1823
ACT Math1622
ACT English1824
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of West Alabama are relatively low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,073, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

University of West Alabama requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. Next table summarizes University of West Alabama application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see University of West Alabama online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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