Resources › For Students and Parents University of Washington Bothell: Acceptance Rate and Admissions Statistics Share Flipboard Email Print Joe Mabel / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0 For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated April 07, 2020 The University of Washington Bothell is relatively small public university with an acceptance rate of 74%. Located 14 miles from downtown Seattle, UW Bothell opened to first-year students in 2006. UW Bothell shares its campus with Cascadia Community College. The average undergraduate class size is 23 students, and the most popular majors are in professional and technical fields such as business, computing, and nursing. Academics are supported by a 20-to-1 student / faculty ratio. Considering applying to the University of Washington Bothell? Here are the admissions statistics you should know, including average SAT/ACT scores and GPAs of admitted students. Acceptance Rate During the 2018-19 admissions cycle, UW Bothell had an acceptance rate of 74%. This means that for every 100 students who applied, 74 students were admitted, making UW Bothell's admissions process somewhat competitive. Admissions Statistics (2018-19) Number of Applicants 4,242 Percent Admitted 74% Percent Admitted Who Enrolled (Yield) 25% SAT Scores and Requirements The University of Washington Bothell requires all applicants to submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2018-19 admissions cycle, 83% of admitted students submitted SAT scores. SAT Range (Admitted Students) Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile ERW 500 610 Math 520 633 ERW=Evidence-Based Reading and Writing This admissions data tells us that most of UW Bothell's admitted students fall within the top 35% nationally on the SAT. For the evidence-based reading and writing section of the exam, 50% of students admitted to UW Bothell scored between 500 and 610, while 25% scored below 500 and 25% scored above 610. On the math section, 50% of admitted students scored between 520 and 633, while 25% scored below 520 and 25% scored above 633. Applicants with a composite SAT score of 1240 or higher will have particularly competitive chances at UW Bothell. Requirements The University of Washington Bothell does not require the optional essay section of the SAT, nor does the university require SAT Subject tests. Note that UW Bothell participates in the scorechoice program, which means that the admissions office will consider your highest score from each individual section across all SAT test dates. ACT Scores and Requirements UW Bothell requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2018-19 admissions cycle, 25% of admitted students submitted ACT scores. ACT Range (Admitted Students) Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile English 17 26 Math 19 28 Composite 19 28 This admissions data tells us that most of UW Bothell's admitted students fall within the bottom 46% nationally on the ACT. The middle 50% of students admitted to UW Bothell received a composite ACT score between 19 and 28, while 25% scored above 28 and 25% scored below 19. Requirements Note that UW Bothell superscores ACT results; your highest subscores from multiple ACT sittings will be considered. The University of Washington Bothell does not require the optional ACT writing exam. GPA In 2019, the average high school GPA of University of Washington Bothell's incoming class was 3.44, and over 45% of incoming students had average GPAs of 3.5 and above. These results suggest that most successful applicants to UW Bothell have primarily high B grades. Note that UW Bothell does not consider class rank in the admissions process. Self-Reported GPA/SAT/ACT Graph University of Washington Bothell Applicants' Self-Reported GPA/SAT/ACT Graph. Data courtesy of Cappex. The admissions data in the graph is self-reported by applicants to the University of Washington Bothell. GPAs are unweighted. Find out how you compare to accepted students, see the real-time graph, and calculate your chances of getting in with a free Cappex account. Admissions Chances The University of Washington Bothell, which accepts fewer than three-quarters of applicants, has a somewhat selective admissions process. If your SAT/ACT scores and GPA fall within the school's average ranges, you have a strong chance of being accepted. Note that applicants to UW Bothell must have a minimum high school GPA of 2.0 or higher. UW Bothell also has a holistic admissions process involving other factors beyond your grades and test scores. A strong application essay can strengthen your application, as can participation in meaningful extracurricular activities and a rigorous course schedule. Students with particularly compelling stories or achievements can still receive serious consideration even if their test scores are outside UW Bothell's average range. Note that UW Bothell does not use letters of recommendation in the admissions process, nor does the university consider interviews or legacy status when making admissions decisions. The distribution of data in the graph above suggests that GPA is more important than standardized test scores in the UW Bothell admissions process. If you have a "B" average or higher in high school, you are likely to be admitted assuming you have taken sufficient college preparatory classes in areas such as science, math, English, and history. All admissions data has been sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and the University of Washington Bothell Undergraduate Admissions Office . How Competitive Is Seattle Pacific University's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is University of Colorado Denver's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is Hanover College's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is University of Illinois at Chicago's Admissions Process? 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