Prairie View, Texas
PVAMU Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Prairie View A & M University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into PVAMU and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate. Last year, 5,069 out of 6,422 applicants were admitted making Prairie View A & M University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. Prairie View A & M University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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PVAMU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT79%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1040|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Prairie View A & M University?
Prairie View A & M University typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 79 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|
|1130 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1040 to 1130||Avg +||79%-86%|
|950 to 1040||Avg -||69%-79%|
|860 to 950||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 860||Low||<57%|
PVAMU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT46%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||14|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||20|
|ACT Math 75th||20|
|ACT Composite 75th||20|
|Average ACT Score||18|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into PVAMU?
Admission data indicates that PVAMU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. 46 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Prairie View A & M University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|20 and Above||Good||>86%|
|18 to 20||Avg +||79%-86%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||69%-79%|
|14 to 16||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 14||Low||<57%|
Avg. High School GPA3.02
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Prairie View A & M University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Prairie View A & M University was 3.02 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.02 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as PVAMU accepts 79% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||10%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||20%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||42%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||7%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||5%|
|Top 25% of class||14%|
|Top 50% of class||0%|
|Bottom 50% of class||0%|
|Bottom 25% of class||9%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||40%||42%||41%|
Applications were DueJun 1, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Prairie View A & M University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|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=227526 IPEDS survey data for Prairie View A & M University.