PVAMU Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Prairie View A & M University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into PVAMU and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate ranking it #41 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,321 out of 7,158 applicants were admitted making PVAMU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 77 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 SAT80%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||890|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||530|
|SAT Math 75th||520|
|SAT Composite 75th||1050|
|Average SAT Score||970|
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 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 970 out of 1600. The school ranks #60 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 80 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|
|1050 and Above||Good||>83%|
|970 to 1050||Avg +||74%-83%|
|890 to 970||Avg -||63%-74%|
|810 to 890||Reach||50%-63%|
|Less than 810||Low||<50%|
PVAMU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT41%
|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||21|
|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 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #60 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 41 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Prairie View A & M University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>84%|
|18 to 21||Avg +||74%-84%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||65%-74%|
|14 to 16||Reach||55%-65%|
|Less than 14||Low||<55%|
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. The school ranks #62 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as PVAMU accepts 74% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||41%||40%||41%|
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
80% of students submit their SAT scores to PVAMU. 41% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
74% of those who apply are granted admission to PVAMU. 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 890 and 1050. 80% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.