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Can I get into ATU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,590 out of 4,162 applicants or 86% were admitted making Arkansas Tech University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. Arkansas Tech University typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Of those applicants which were admitted, 54% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Arkansas Tech University is a prized outcome for many students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||51%||59%||54%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Arkansas Tech University 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.
Admission data indicates that ATU regularly accepts students with ACTs of 18 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimim ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of appliants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 87 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Arkansas Tech University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 755. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1105 out of 1600. 1 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|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>93%|
|21 to 25||Avg +||88%-93%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||82%-88%|
|15 to 18||Reach||75%-82%|
|Less than 15||Low||<75%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1280 and Above||Good||>93%|
|1105 to 1280||Avg +||88%-93%|
|930 to 1105||Avg -||81%-88%|
|755 to 930||Reach||72%-81%|
|Less than 755||Low||<72%|
You will need about average high school grades to get into Arkansas Tech University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Arkansas Tech University was 3.16 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.16 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as ATU accepts 86% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||14%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||22%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||14%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||3%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to Arkansas Tech University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106467 IPEDS survey data for Arkansas Tech University.