A limited number of students who do not meet admission requirements but can demonstrate a level of preparation that supports a successful transition to college may be admitted by the Comprehensive Admission Review Process.
The Director of Admissions may request:
Submission of ACT or SAT scores is optional for first-year applicants. Students with a cumulative GPA below 2.74 are encouraged, but not required, to provide ACT or SAT scores as part of the admission review process
Academic performance is not the only criteria for admission. Western Oregon University offers a comprehensive review of applicants who do not meet the minimum admission requirements. We consider:
Process review of these materials does not guarantee admission. With conditional admission, additional courses and academic support activities may be recommended or required. WOU has the right to rescind any student’s admission if he or she fails to meet any condition established by the process.