|Admission Standards||Very High|
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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1160|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1380|
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.
|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 Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
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.
|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%|
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||23%||19%|
Applicants have 131 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Austin College before the Mar 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Nov 3||Nov 16|
|Dec 1||Dec 14|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 27||Nov 3|
|Dec 8||Dec 18|
|Feb 9||Feb 20|
What are the requirements for admission to Austin College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.