Chances of getting into Austin College

Austin College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
55.3%
Admission Difficulty for Austin College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Austin College and can I get accepted? The school has a 55% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,120 out of 3,832 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 difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Austin College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Austin College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1130-1330
Applicants Submitting SAT
54%
SAT Scores for Austin College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for Austin College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1330
Average SAT Score 1230

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

Austin College typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1230 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. 54 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Austin College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1330 and Above Good >68%
1230 to 1330 Avg + 55%-68%
1130 to 1230 Avg - 42%-55%
1030 to 1130 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 1030 Low <30%
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Austin College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
32%
ACT Scores for Austin College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Austin College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

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 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 32 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
27 and Above Good >70%
24 to 27 Avg + 55%-70%
22 to 24 Avg - 44%-55%
20 to 22 Reach 34%-44%
Less than 20 Low <34%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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. The school ranks #15 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Austin College accepts 55% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Austin College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,131 1,701 3,832
Accepted 1,173 947 2,120
Acceptance Rate 55% 56% 55%
Enrolled 212 223 435
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 24% 21%

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

54% of students submit their SAT scores to Austin College. 32% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

55% of those who apply are granted admission to Austin College. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1130 and 1330. 54% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 27. 32% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.