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Wisconsin Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2020-2021, 486,260 students have applied and among them 332,882 were admitted to Wisconsin Colleges. 112,491 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Wisconsin Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2020-2021)
Wisconsin Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total486,260 332,882112,491
Public Schools302,993 203,08085,949
4 Years (Or High)297,107 198,40382,681
2-4 Years5,886 4,6773,268
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools183,267 129,80226,542
4 Years (Or High)182,764 129,41126,266
2-4 Years503 391276
Less Than 2 Years0 00
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Wisconsin Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Wisconsin Colleges is 68.46% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 67.02% and the average rate of private schools was 70.83%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Wisconsin Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2020-2021)
Wisconsin Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average68.46%
Public Schools67.02%
4 Years (Or High)66.78%
2-4 Years79.46%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools70.83%
4 Years (Or High)70.81%
2-4 Years77.73%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for Wisconsin Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of Wisconsin Colleges was 68.46% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average admission yield was 67.02% and the average rate of private schools was 70.83%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Wisconsin Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2020-2021)
Wisconsin Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average33.79%
Public Schools42.32%
4 Years (Or High)41.67%
2-4 Years69.87%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools20.45%
4 Years (Or High)20.30%
2-4 Years70.59%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Wisconsin Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Wisconsin Colleges is 433 for the academic year 2020-2021. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2020-2021)
Wisconsin Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%195198
75%234239
Public Schools25%4852
75%5460
Private Schools25%342344
75%414419
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Wisconsin Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Wisconsin Colleges is 39 for the academic year 2020-2021. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2020-2021)
Wisconsin Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%18 1616
75%22 2222
Public Schools25%201819
75%252526
Private Schools25%151414
75%201918
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Wisconsin Colleges