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Texas A & M University-Galveston Admission Requirements

Galveston, Texas

Chances of getting into Texas A & M University Galveston

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
55.3%
Admission Difficulty for Texas A & M University Galveston
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Texas A & M University-Galveston and can I get accepted? The school has a 55% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 848 out of 1,534 applicants were admitted making Texas A & M University-Galveston a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 39 percent. Texas A & M University Galveston typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 60% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Texas A & M University Galveston is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

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Texas A & M University-Galveston SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1100-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Texas A & M University Galveston
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Texas A & M University Galveston
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Average SAT Score 1190

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Texas A & M University Galveston typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. 0 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Texas A & M University Galveston admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >68%
1185 to 1270 Avg + 55%-68%
1100 to 1185 Avg - 42%-55%
1015 to 1100 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 1015 Low <30%
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Texas A & M University-Galveston ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Texas A & M University Galveston
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Texas A & M University Galveston
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Texas A & M University-Galveston regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Texas A & M University Galveston.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Texas A & M University Galveston admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >68%
24 to 26 Avg + 55%-68%
22 to 24 Avg - 42%-55%
20 to 22 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 20 Low <30%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.44*
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Texas A & M University Galveston. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Texas A & M University Galveston was 3.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #28 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 University-Galveston accepts 55% of students who apply.

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High School Class Rank

67% of Texas A & M University Galveston freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Texas A & M University Galveston students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 8%
Top 25% of class 29%
Top 50% of class 33%
Bottom 50% of class 67%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Texas A & M University Galveston admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 652 882 1,534
Accepted 353 495 848
Acceptance Rate 54% 56% 55%
Enrolled 207 304 511
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 59% 61% 60%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Texas A & M University Galveston and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Texas A & M University Galveston Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Texas A & M University Galveston
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=228714 IPEDS survey data for Texas A & M University Galveston.

Frequently Asked Questions

55% of those who apply are granted admission to Texas A & M University-Galveston. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1100 and 1270. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 26. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.