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Your chances of getting into Texas A & M University College Station

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

64%
Admission Difficulty for Texas A & M University College Station
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very High 
Applicant Competition Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Texas A&M is 64%.  Its admission rate is the 24th lowest in Texas.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Texas A&M and can you get accepted?

Texas A&M is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 28,132 out of the 43,763 who applied were admitted.

The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 28 percent (SAT 1140/1380 ACT 25/31). Texas A & M University College Station typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.68. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top ten percent of their high school class or better. 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Texas A & M University College Station you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.68 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Score 1260 on the SAT
  • Score 28 on the ACT
  • Graduate in the top 10% of your high school class

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Texas A & M University College Station is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Texas A&M SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

1140-1380

Applicants Submitting SAT 

72%
SAT Scores for Texas A & M University College Station
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1140
SAT Scores for Texas A & M University College Station
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 700
SAT Composite 75th 1380
Average SAT Score 1260

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Texas A & M University College Station?

Students who get into Texas A & M University College Station score in the top 34 percent of all SAT test takers.. The SAT composite score range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 1140-1380 and the average score is 1260.  Texas A&M ranks #7 in the state of Texas and #211 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. You should target scoring 1260 or above to be competitive with most other applicants. Texas A&M regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 1140 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students may be accepted with SAT's as low as 1020. A competitive SAT score is very important as 72 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

View other colleges which accept students in the 1260 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1260, you have around a 64% chance of being admitted. A 1260 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 77% chance of getting in.

Texas A & M University College Station admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1380 and Above Good >77%
1260 to 1380 Avg + 64%-77%
1140 to 1260 Avg - 48%-64%
1020 to 1140 Reach 33%-48%
Less than 1020 Low <33%
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Texas A&M ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

25-31 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

28%
ACT Scores for Texas A & M University College Station
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for Texas A & M University College Station
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
ACT Math 75th 30
ACT Composite 75th 31
Average ACT Score 28

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Texas A&M?

Texas A&M regularly accepts students who score 25 and above on the ACT. These students typically score in the top 22 percent nationally. The ACT composite score range for the middle 50% of students is 25-31. We estimate the school accepting a minimum ACT composite score around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in Texas and #212 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 28 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Texas A & M University College Station.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Texas A & M University College Station admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
31 and Above Good >77%
28 to 31 Avg + 64%-77%
25 to 28 Avg - 48%-64%
22 to 25 Reach 33%-48%
Less than 22 Low <33%
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Texas A&M GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.68*

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into Texas A & M University College Station?

You are required to have very good grades in high school to get into Texas A&M. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Texas A & M University College Station was 3.68 on the 4.0 scale. This indicates that primarily B+ average high school students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Texas A&M accepts 64% of students who apply.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.7 GPA range.

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply uses an AI algorithm to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of college GPA data. 3.68 is a prediction of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

High School Class Rank

60% of Texas A & M University College Station freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Texas A & M University College Station students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 60%
Top 25% of class 89%
Top 50% of class 98%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Texas A & M University College Station admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 22,433 21,330 43,763
Accepted 14,139 13,993 28,132
Acceptance Rate 63% 66% 64%
Enrolled 5,961 6,362 12,323
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 42% 45% 44%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Fall 2023 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Dec 1, 2022

Days left to Apply

None

The application deadline for Fall 2023 has passed. Applications were due on Dec 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Texas A & M University College Station is $75.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Texas A & M University College Station and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Texas A & M University College Station Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
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 Texas A & M University College Station
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228723 IPEDS survey data for Texas A & M University College Station.

FAQs

Does Texas A & M University College Station prefer SAT or ACT?

72% of students submit their SAT scores to Texas A&M. 28% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Texas A & M University College Station?

64% of those who apply are granted admission to Texas A&M. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Texas A & M University College Station?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1140 and 1380. 72% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Texas A & M University College Station?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 25 and 31. 28% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.