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Howard Payne University Admission Requirements

Brownwood, Texas

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Chances of getting into Howard Payne University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
49%
Admission Difficulty for Howard Payne University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Average 
How hard is it to get into Howard Payne University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Howard Payne University is 49%.  It ranks #10 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Howard Payne University is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 795 out of 1,638 applicants were admitted.

Howard Payne University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.3. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Howard Payne University application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Test Optional

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

Howard Payne University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
74%
SAT Scores for Howard Payne University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Howard Payne 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
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Howard Payne University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
50%
ACT Scores for Howard Payne University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Howard Payne 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

Howard Payne University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.3
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Howard Payne University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Howard Payne University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Howard Payne University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #47 in Texas for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Howard Payne University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

62% of Howard Payne University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Howard Payne University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 26%
Top 50% of class 62%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Howard Payne University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 838 800 1,638
Accepted 373 422 795
Acceptance Rate 45% 53% 49%
Enrolled 81 132 213
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 31% 27%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
247

Applicants have 247 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Howard Payne University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Howard Payne University Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Howard Payne University
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=225548 IPEDS survey data for Howard Payne University.

FAQs

Does Howard Payne University prefer SAT or ACT?

74% of students submit their SAT scores to Howard Payne University. 50% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Howard Payne University?

49% of those who apply are granted admission to Howard Payne University. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.