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Texas A&M Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Texas A & M University College Station

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.6%
Admission Difficulty for Texas A & M University College Station
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Texas A&M and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #33 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 24,343 out of 36,000 applicants were admitted making Texas A&M a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 26 percent. Texas A & M University College Station typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 46% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Texas A&M SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1170-1380
Applicants Submitting SAT
61%
SAT Scores for Texas A & M University College Station
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 590
SAT Composite 25th 1170
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 1280

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Texas A & M University College Station typically requires applicants to be in the top 29 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1170 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 1060. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 61 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Texas A & M University College Station admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1380 and Above Good >78%
1275 to 1380 Avg + 68%-78%
1170 to 1275 Avg - 56%-68%
1065 to 1170 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 1065 Low <42%
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Texas A&M ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
25-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT
39%
ACT Scores for Texas A & M University College Station
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
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 32
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?

Admission data indicates that Texas A&M regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores 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 #6 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Texas A & M University College Station.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 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 >78%
28 to 31 Avg + 68%-78%
25 to 28 Avg - 56%-68%
22 to 25 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 22 Low <42%
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Texas A&M GPA

Estimated 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?

Applicants require 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 indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 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 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.68 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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High School Class Rank

53% 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 53%
Top 25% of class 78%
Top 50% of class 85%
Bottom 50% of class 15%
Bottom 25% of class 0%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Texas A & M University College Station admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 17,843 18,157 36,000
Accepted 11,784 12,559 24,343
Acceptance Rate 66% 69% 68%
Enrolled 5,295 5,838 11,133
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 45% 46% 46%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Dec 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
45

Applicants have 45 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Dec 1, 2020.

Admission 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 Admission 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

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?

61% of students submit their SAT scores to Texas A&M. 39% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

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

68% 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 1170 and 1380. 61% 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. 39% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.