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Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Texas A & M University Corpus Christi

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
90%
Admission Difficulty for Texas A & M University Corpus Christi
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is 90%.  It ranks #55 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Texas A & M University Corpus Christi is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 7,697 out of 8,540 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent (SAT 1000/1180 ACT 18/24). Texas A & M University Corpus Christi typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.43. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi application fee is $40 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Testing Requirements

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

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1000-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT 
77%
SAT Scores for Texas A & M University Corpus Christi
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Texas A & M University Corpus Christi
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1090

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Texas A & M University Corpus Christi typically prefers applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi ranks #25 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Texas A & M University Corpus Christi admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1180 and Above Good >94%
1090 to 1180 Avg + 90%-94%
1000 to 1090 Avg - 83%-90%
910 to 1000 Reach 71%-83%
Less than 910 Low <71%
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Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
43%
ACT Scores for Texas A & M University Corpus Christi
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Texas A & M University Corpus Christi
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
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 Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi?

Admission data indicates that Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi 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. The school ranks #27 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 43 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Texas A & M University Corpus Christi.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Texas A & M University Corpus Christi admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
24 and Above Good >94%
21 to 24 Avg + 90%-94%
18 to 21 Avg - 83%-90%
15 to 18 Reach 71%-83%
Less than 15 Low <71%
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Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.43
Typical High School Grades 
B+

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

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Texas A & M University Corpus Christi was 3.43 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #30 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.43 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi accepts 90% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Texas A & M University Corpus Christi students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 2.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 24.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 26.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 21.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 13.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 11.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 2.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 1.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

80% of Texas A & M University Corpus Christi freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Texas A & M University Corpus Christi students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 16%
Top 25% of class 50%
Top 50% of class 80%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Texas A & M University Corpus Christi admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,485 3,055 8,540
Accepted 4,930 2,767 7,697
Acceptance Rate 90% 91% 90%
Enrolled 925 630 1,555
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 23% 20%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
247

Applicants have 247 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Texas A & M University Corpus Christi is $40.

Application Requirements

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

Texas A & M University Corpus Christi Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Texas A & M University Corpus Christi
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=224147 IPEDS survey data for Texas A & M University Corpus Christi.

FAQs

Does Texas A & M University Corpus Christi prefer SAT or ACT?

77% of students submit their SAT scores to Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi. 43% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

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

90% of those who apply are granted admission to Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

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

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1180. 77% 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 Corpus Christi?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 43% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.