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Austin College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

53.4%
Admission Difficulty for Austin College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Austin College? The school has a 53% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,791 out of 3,352 applicants were admitted making Austin College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 32 percent. Austin College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1160-1380
Applicants Submitting SAT
53%
SAT Scores for Austin College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 590
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1160
SAT Scores for Austin College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1380
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Austin College?

Austin College typically requires applicants to be in the top 31 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 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 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. 53 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Austin College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1380 and Above Good >66%
1270 to 1380 Avg + 53%-66%
1160 to 1270 Avg - 40%-53%
1050 to 1160 Reach 28%-40%
Less than 1050 Low <28%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
23-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
53%
ACT Scores for Austin College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Austin College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 29
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Austin College?

Admission data indicates that Austin College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. 53 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Austin College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Austin College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >66%
26 to 29 Avg + 53%-66%
23 to 26 Avg - 40%-53%
20 to 23 Reach 28%-40%
Less than 20 Low <28%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.56
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Austin College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Austin College was 3.56 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Austin College accepts 53% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Austin College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 37% Good
3.50 to 3.75 25% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 14% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

Austin College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,854 1,498 3,352
Accepted 1,046 745 1,791
Acceptance Rate 56% 50% 53%
Enrolled 173 172 345
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 23% 19%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Austin College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Austin College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Austin College
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=222983 IPEDS survey data for Austin College.