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UA Huntsville Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

81.2%
Admission Difficulty for University of Alabama at Huntsville
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into UA Huntsville? The school has a 81% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,618 out of 4,454 applicants 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, generally admitting students who score in the top 27 percent. University of Alabama at Huntsville typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1150-1390
Applicants Submitting SAT
2%
SAT Scores for University of Alabama at Huntsville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 590
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1150
SAT Scores for University of Alabama at Huntsville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 700
SAT Composite 75th 1390
Estimated Average SAT 1270
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Alabama at Huntsville?

University of Alabama at Huntsville typically requires applicants to be in the top 32 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 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 1030. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. 2 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

University of Alabama at Huntsville admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1390 and Above Good >88%
1270 to 1390 Avg + 81%-88%
1150 to 1270 Avg - 71%-81%
1030 to 1150 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 1030 Low <60%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
25-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT
96%
ACT Scores for University of Alabama at Huntsville
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for University of Alabama at Huntsville
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 31
Estimated Average ACT 28
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UA Huntsville?

Admission data indicates that UA Huntsville regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Alabama at Huntsville.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Alabama at Huntsville admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >88%
28 to 31 Avg + 81%-88%
25 to 28 Avg - 71%-81%
22 to 25 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 22 Low <60%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.64
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Alabama at Huntsville. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Alabama at Huntsville was 3.64 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.64 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UA Huntsville accepts 81% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Alabama at Huntsville students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 48% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 10% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 9% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

High School Class Rank

83% of University of Alabama at Huntsville freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Alabama at Huntsville students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 28%
Top 25% of class 50%
Top 50% of class 83%
Bottom 50% of class 17%
Bottom 25% of class 3%

Admission Statistics

University of Alabama at Huntsville admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,988 2,466 4,454
Accepted 1,536 2,082 3,618
Acceptance Rate 77% 84% 81%
Enrolled 485 867 1,352
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 42% 37%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 20, 2019
Days left to Apply
89

Applicants have 89 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 20, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UA Huntsville before the Aug 20 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

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

University of Alabama at Huntsville Admission Requirements
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

High School Credits Accepted at University of Alabama at Huntsville
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.