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Chances of getting into Arkansas Tech University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
98%
Admission Difficulty for Arkansas Tech University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into ATU and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at ATU is 98%.  It ranks #17 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Arkansas Tech University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 6,972 out of 7,139 applicants were admitted.

Arkansas Tech University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.29. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The ATU application fee is $0 and applications are due by May 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Arkansas Tech University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

ATU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Arkansas Tech University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Arkansas Tech University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

ATU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Arkansas Tech University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Arkansas Tech University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

ATU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.29
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Arkansas Tech University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into ATU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Arkansas Tech University was 3.29 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Arkansas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.29 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as ATU accepts 98% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Arkansas Tech University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 14.44% Good
3.75 to 3.99 17.49% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 17.21% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 14.55% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 12.64% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 15.24% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 7.85% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.58% Reach
less than 1.00 0% Reach

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

70% of Arkansas Tech University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Arkansas Tech University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 16%
Top 25% of class 39%
Top 50% of class 70%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Arkansas Tech University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,419 2,720 7,139
Accepted 4,324 2,648 6,972
Acceptance Rate 98% 97% 98%
Enrolled 985 771 1,756
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 29% 25%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
May 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Arkansas Tech University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Arkansas Tech University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Arkansas Tech University Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Arkansas Tech University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Arkansas Tech University?

98% of those who apply are granted admission to ATU. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.