Chances of getting into The University of Texas at Dallas
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UT Dallas and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #45 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,965 out of 11,791 applicants were admitted making The University of Texas at Dallas an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 16 percent. The University of Texas at Dallas typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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UT Dallas SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT73%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||650|
|SAT Math 25th||640|
|SAT Composite 25th||1290|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||720|
|SAT Math 75th||760|
|SAT Composite 75th||1480|
|Average SAT Score||1390|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of Texas at Dallas?
The University of Texas at Dallas typically requires applicants to be in the top 13 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1290 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 1190. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1390 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 73 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|
|1480 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1385 to 1480||Avg +||76%-84%|
|1290 to 1385||Avg -||65%-76%|
|1195 to 1290||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 1195||Low||<52%|
UT Dallas ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT45%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||32|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||29|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UT Dallas?
Admission data indicates that UT Dallas regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Texas at Dallas.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>84%|
|29 to 32||Avg +||76%-84%|
|26 to 29||Avg -||65%-76%|
|23 to 26||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 23||Low||<52%|
Avg. High School GPA3.9
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into The University of Texas at Dallas. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Texas at Dallas was 3.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.9 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UT Dallas accepts 76% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||9%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||4%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||2%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
71% of The University of Texas at Dallas freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||38%|
|Top 25% of class||71%|
|Top 50% of class||91%|
|Bottom 50% of class||9%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||33%||38%||35%|
Applications are DueJul 1, 2020
Days left to Apply225
Applicants have 225 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UT Dallas before the Jul 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
What are the requirements for admission to The University of Texas at Dallas and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228787 IPEDS survey data for The University of Texas at Dallas.