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Washington State University - Admission Criteria

Criteria Ranking | High School GPA and Class Rank | Standardized Tests

Criteria Ranking

  • Academic ranking criteria for this college is listed below. Academic criteria are ranked in order of importance from 1 (Most important) through 5 (Least important) or N (Not relevant).

      Rank Criterion
      1 Secondary School Record
      N Class Rank
      3 School's Recommendation
      2 Standardized Test Scores
      4 Essay

  • The following non-academic criteria are indicated as E (Emphasized), I (Important), C Considered, or N (Not relevant).

      Rank Criterion
      I Character and Personality
      I Extracurricular participation
      I Particular talent or ability
      N Geographical distribution
      N Alumni/ae relationship

High School GPA and Class Rank

  • The average high school/secondary school Grade Point Average for freshmen stood at 3.38.
  • Following is a breakdown of the high school class rank of enrolled freshmen.

    Top twentieth 23%
    Top tenth 38%
    Top fifth 63%
    Top half 100%

Standardized Test Score Criteria

  • Scores reported below include some using the old scoring system which have not been recentered.
  • The following scores do not include International students.
  • The majority of accepted applicants took the ACT test.
  • Here are the scores of enrolled freshmen who took the SAT I:

      SAT verbal scores over 500 58%, SAT math scores over 500 59%, SAT verbal scores over 600 17%, SAT math scores over 600 19%, SAT verbal scores over 700 2%, SAT math scores over 700 2%