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East Texas Baptist University Admission Requirements

Marshall, Texas

Chances of getting into East Texas Baptist University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
54.5%
Admission Difficulty for East Texas Baptist University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely 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 #19 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,008 out of 1,850 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 extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. East Texas Baptist University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 40% 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
960-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT
41%
SAT Scores for East Texas Baptist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for East Texas Baptist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1030

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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 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #49 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. 41 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

East Texas Baptist University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >67%
1030 to 1100 Avg + 54%-67%
960 to 1030 Avg - 41%-54%
890 to 960 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 890 Low <29%
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East Texas Baptist University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
59%
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 #40 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 59 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 969 881 1,850
Accepted 479 529 1,008
Acceptance Rate 49% 60% 54%
Enrolled 203 201 404
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 42% 38% 40%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 17, 2020
Days left to Apply
33

Applicants have 33 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.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

41% of students submit their SAT scores to East Texas Baptist University. 59% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

54% of those who apply are granted admission to East Texas Baptist University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1100. 41% 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 18 and 23. 59% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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