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Texas State Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

73%
Admission Difficulty for Texas State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Texas State? The school has a 73% acceptance rate. Last year, 17,717 out of 24,277 applicants were admitted making Texas State a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 45 percent. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1100-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
69%
SAT Scores for Texas State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Texas State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Estimated Average SAT 1190
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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Texas State University?

Texas State University 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. A competitive SAT score is critical as 69 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Texas State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >82%
1185 to 1270 Avg + 73%-82%
1100 to 1185 Avg - 61%-73%
1015 to 1100 Reach 48%-61%
Less than 1015 Low <48%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
31%
ACT Scores for Texas State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Texas State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Estimated Average ACT 23
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Texas State?

Admission data indicates that Texas State regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. 31 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Texas State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Texas State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >82%
23 to 26 Avg + 73%-82%
20 to 23 Avg - 61%-73%
17 to 20 Reach 48%-61%
Less than 17 Low <48%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Texas State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

High School Class Rank

93% of Texas State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Texas State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 49%
Top 50% of class 93%
Bottom 50% of class 7%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Texas State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 15,012 9,265 24,277
Accepted 11,439 6,278 17,717
Acceptance Rate 76% 68% 73%
Enrolled 3,781 2,093 5,874
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 33% 33%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
May 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Texas State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Texas State University
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=228459 IPEDS survey data for Texas State University.