UA Huntsville Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into UA Huntsville? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,686 out of 3,308 applicants or 81% were admitted making University of Alabama at Huntsville an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,507 1,801 3,308
Accepted 1,177 1,509 2,686
Acceptance Rate 78% 84% 81%
Enrolled 413 625 1,038
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 35% 41% 39%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Alabama at Huntsville and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that UA Huntsville regularly accepts students with ACTs of 24 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Alabama at Huntsville.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1015. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1265 out of 1600. 18 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1140 1390
SAT Reading 570 680
SAT Math 570 710
ACT Composite 24 30
ACT English 24 32
ACT Math 24 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

 What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >88%
27 to 30 Avg + 81%-88%
24 to 27 Avg - 71%-81%
21 to 24 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 21 Low <60%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1390 and Above Good >88%
1265 to 1390 Avg + 81%-88%
1140 to 1265 Avg - 71%-81%
1015 to 1140 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 1015 Low <60%

Estimated GPA Requirements

University of Alabama at Huntsville has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Alabama at Huntsville and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100706 IPEDS survey data for University of Alabama at Huntsville.