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Texas State SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into Texas State University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1095

The average composite SAT score for admitted Texas State University freshman is 1095 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1095 is in the 59th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1010 to 1180

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1010 to 1180. The 75th percentile score is 1180 while the 25th percentile score is 1010.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Texas State but we estimate it to be around a 920 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 540

The average score for Texas State students on the math portion of the SAT is 540 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 500 and the 75th percentile score 580.

Average SAT Reading Score 555

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 510 to 600 and the average score for Texas State University students is 555.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

74 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Texas State University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Texas State University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 84.5%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.38.

Can I get into Texas State with a 1180 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1180 or higher is very competitive at Texas State and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an almost certain chance of acceptance with the probability 92% or higher.

Can I get into Texas State with a 1100 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1100 to 1170 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 85% to 91%.

Can I get into Texas State with a 1010 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1010 to 1090 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 75% to 85% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Texas State with a 920 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 920 to 1000 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 73% chance of admission to Texas State. SAT scores below 920 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to Texas State University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 99%
1590 99%
1580 99%
1570 99%
1560 99%
1550 99%
1540 99%
1530 99%
1520 99%
1510 99%
1500 99%
1490 99%
1480 99%
1470 99%
1460 99%
1450 99%
1440 99%
1430 99%
1420 99%
1410 98%
1400 98%
1390 98%
1380 98%
1370 98%
1360 98%
1350 97%
1340 97%
1330 97%
1320 97%
1310 97%
1300 96%
1290 96%
1280 96%
1270 96%
1260 95%
1250 95%
1240 94%
1230 94%
1220 94%
1210 93%
1200 93%
1190 92%
1180 92%
1170 91%
1160 90%
1150 90%
1140 89%
1130 88%
1120 87%
1110 86%
1100 85%
1090 85%
1080 83%
1070 82%
1060 81%
1050 80%
1040 79%
1030 78%
1020 76%
1010 75%
1000 73%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228459 IPEDS survey data for Texas State University.