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Marshall, Texas

East Texas Baptist University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into East Texas Baptist University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
54.4%
Admission Difficulty for East Texas Baptist University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into East Texas Baptist University and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #23 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,003 out of 1,843 applicants were admitted making East Texas Baptist University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. East Texas Baptist University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 42% 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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East Texas Baptist University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1040-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
42%
SAT Scores for East Texas Baptist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for East Texas Baptist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1120

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to East Texas Baptist University?

East Texas Baptist University typically requires applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #38 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. 42 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

East Texas Baptist University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >67%
1120 to 1200 Avg + 54%-67%
1040 to 1120 Avg - 41%-54%
960 to 1040 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 960 Low <29%
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East Texas Baptist University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
57%
ACT Scores for East Texas Baptist University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for East Texas Baptist University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into East Texas Baptist University?

Admission data indicates that East Texas Baptist University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #41 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 57 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to East Texas Baptist University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

East Texas Baptist University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >69%
20 to 23 Avg + 54%-69%
18 to 20 Avg - 43%-54%
16 to 18 Reach 33%-43%
Less than 16 Low <33%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.33
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into East Texas Baptist University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at East Texas Baptist University was 3.33 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #38 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as East Texas Baptist University accepts 54% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted East Texas Baptist University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 24% Good
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 15% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

79% of East Texas Baptist University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted East Texas Baptist University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 42%
Top 50% of class 79%
Bottom 50% of class 21%
Bottom 25% of class 8%

Admission Statistics

East Texas Baptist University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 944 899 1,843
Accepted 494 509 1,003
Acceptance Rate 52% 57% 54%
Enrolled 200 224 424
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 40% 44% 42%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 17, 2020
Days left to Apply
278

Applicants have 278 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 17, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to East Texas Baptist University before the Aug 17 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

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to East Texas Baptist University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

East Texas Baptist University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at East Texas Baptist 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=224527 IPEDS survey data for East Texas Baptist University.