UA Huntsville Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Alabama at Huntsville
|Admission Standards||Very High|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UA Huntsville and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. 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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UA Huntsville SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT2%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1150|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||700|
|SAT Composite 75th||1390|
|Average SAT Score||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. The school ranks #2 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|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%|
UA Huntsville ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT96%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||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. The school ranks #1 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Alabama at Huntsville.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.64
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #3 in Alabama for highest average GPA. 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
83% of University of Alabama at Huntsville freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||42%||37%|
Applications are DueAug 20, 2020
Days left to Apply274
Applicants have 274 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 20, 2020.
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|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Alabama at Huntsville and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.