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A&M Commerce Admission Requirements

Commerce, Texas

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Your chances of getting into Texas A & M University Commerce

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

86.4%
Admission Difficulty for Texas A & M University Commerce
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at A&M Commerce is 86.4%.  Its admission rate is the 44th lowest in Texas.

Admission Selectivity

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

Texas A & M University Commerce is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 5,709 out of the 6,604 who applied were admitted.

Texas A & M University Commerce typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.36. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into A&M Commerce?

86% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

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

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.36 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Score 1030 on the SAT
  • Score 19 on the ACT
  • Graduate in the top half of your high school class

A&M Commerce GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.36

Typical High School Grades 

B+

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

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into A&M Commerce are to have around a 3.36 high school GPA. You are required to have above average high school grades.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.36 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as A&M Commerce accepts 86% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at A&M Commerce is 3.36 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #42 in Texas for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since A&M Commerce is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.4 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Texas A & M University Commerce students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 5.13% Good
3.75 to 3.99 17.58% Good
3.50 to 3.74 21.65% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 19.67% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 15.25% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 15.48% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 4.54% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.7% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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A&M Commerce SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Texas A & M University Commerce. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 37% of students submitted SAT scores and 18% submitted ACT scores for admission for the most recent academic year..

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

913-1150

Applicants Submitting SAT 

37%
SAT Scores for Texas A & M University Commerce
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 473
Math 25th Percentile 440
Composite 25th Percentile 913
SAT Scores for Texas A & M University Commerce
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 590
Math 75th Percentile 560
Composite 75th Percentile 1150
Average SAT Score 1030

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Texas A & M University Commerce?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at A&M Commerce is 1030 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 913-1150. Students who get into Texas A & M University Commerce score in the top 100 percent of all SAT test takers..  A&M Commerce ranks #44 in the state of Texas for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1030 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. A&M Commerce regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 913 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 913, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 800, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Texas A & M University Commerce is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1030 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 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 1031, you have around a 86% chance of being admitted. A 1150 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 92% chance of getting in.

Texas A & M University Commerce admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1150 and Above Good >92%
1031 to 1150 Avg + 86%-92%
913 to 1031 Avg - 76%-86%
795 to 913 Reach 63%-76%
Less than 795 Low <63%
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A&M Commerce ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

16-23 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

18%
ACT Scores for Texas A & M University Commerce
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 15
Math 25th Percentile 16
Composite 25th Percentile 16
ACT Scores for Texas A & M University Commerce
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 23
Math 75th Percentile 23
Composite 75th Percentile 23
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to A&M Commerce is 19, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 16 and 23.  The school ranks #45 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 19. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 16 and score in the score in the top 75 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 12.

18 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Texas A & M University Commerce.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as Texas A & M University Commerce is test optional. The policy from the school on ACT scores is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into A&M Commerce for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 19 score has around 86% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 93% with a 23 ACT score.

Texas A & M University Commerce admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
23 and Above Good >93%
19 to 23 Avg + 86%-93%
16 to 19 Avg - 78%-86%
13 to 16 Reach 67%-78%
Less than 13 Low <67%
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High School Class Rank

75% of Texas A & M University Commerce freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 38% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted Texas A & M University Commerce students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 16%
Top 25% of class 38%
Top 50% of class 75%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Texas A & M University Commerce admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,133 2,470 6,604
Accepted 3,656 2,053 5,709
Acceptance Rate 88% 83% 86%
Enrolled 609 364 973
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 18% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 15, 2024

Days left to Apply

168

Applicants have 168 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Texas A & M University Commerce is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Texas A & M University Commerce Application Requirements
Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required to be considered for admission
Recommendations Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Texas A & M University Commerce
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Admission Requirements Summary

Because Texas A & M University Commerce is lightly competitive to get into, you have a very good chance of acceptance with the right GPA and test scores. If you have a 3.36 GPA, you are almost certain to getting in. Combining this with an SAT score of 1030 and ACT of 19 will almost guarantee your admission.

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=224554 IPEDS survey data for Texas A & M University Commerce.

FAQs

Does Texas A & M University Commerce prefer SAT or ACT?

37% of students submit their SAT scores to A&M Commerce. 18% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

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

86% of those who apply are granted admission to A&M Commerce. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

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

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 913 and 1150. The average SAT score is 1031. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

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

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 23. The average ACT score is 19. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.