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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||660|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
|Estimated Average SAT||1190|
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.
|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 Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Estimated Average ACT||23|
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.
|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%|
Texas State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
93% of Texas State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||33%||33%||33%|
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Texas State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.