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SFASU Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Stephen F Austin State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
65.4%
Admission Difficulty for Stephen F Austin State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into SFASU and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate. Last year, 7,250 out of 11,081 applicants were admitted making SFASU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Only 32% 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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SFASU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1070-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
73%
SAT Scores for Stephen F Austin State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Stephen F Austin State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1160

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Stephen F Austin State University?

Stephen F Austin State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 980. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 73 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

Stephen F Austin State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >76%
1160 to 1250 Avg + 65%-76%
1070 to 1160 Avg - 52%-65%
980 to 1070 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 980 Low <39%
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SFASU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
52%
ACT Scores for Stephen F Austin State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Stephen F Austin State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into SFASU?

Admission data indicates that SFASU 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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. 52 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Stephen F Austin State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Stephen F Austin State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >76%
21 to 24 Avg + 65%-76%
18 to 21 Avg - 52%-65%
15 to 18 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 15 Low <39%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Stephen F Austin State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

High School Class Rank

77% of Stephen F Austin State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Stephen F Austin State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 13%
Top 25% of class 41%
Top 50% of class 77%
Bottom 50% of class 23%
Bottom 25% of class 5%

Admission Statistics

Stephen F Austin State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,180 3,901 11,081
Accepted 4,809 2,441 7,250
Acceptance Rate 67% 63% 65%
Enrolled 1,535 805 2,340
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 33% 32%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Stephen F Austin State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Stephen F Austin State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Neither required nor recommended
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Stephen F Austin State 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=228431 IPEDS survey data for Stephen F Austin State University.