Texas A & M University-Galveston Admission RequirementsGalveston, Texas
Chances of getting into Texas A & M University Galveston
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
Applicants Submitting SAT-
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|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.
|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%|
Texas A & M University-Galveston ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT-
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.44*
Typical High School GradesB+
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.
67% of Texas A & M University Galveston freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||59%||61%||60%|
What are the requirements for admission to Texas A & M University Galveston and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.