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How hard is it to get into UT Dallas and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #35 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 10,609 out of 15,326 applicants were admitted making UT Dallas a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 22 percent. The University of Texas at Dallas typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||600|
|SAT Math 25th||620|
|SAT Composite 25th||1220|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||740|
|SAT Composite 75th||1440|
|Average SAT Score||1330|
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 22 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1220 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 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1330 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 84 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1440 and Above||Good||>79%|
|1330 to 1440||Avg +||69%-79%|
|1220 to 1330||Avg -||57%-69%|
|1110 to 1220||Reach||44%-57%|
|Less than 1110||Low||<44%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||31|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||28|
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 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Texas at Dallas.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>80%|
|28 to 32||Avg +||69%-80%|
|25 to 28||Avg -||59%-69%|
|22 to 25||Reach||47%-59%|
|Less than 22||Low||<47%|
What GPA do you need to get into The University of Texas at Dallas?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into UT 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 GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UT Dallas accepts 69% of students who apply.
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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%||39%||36%|
What are the requirements for admission to The University of Texas at Dallas and what student information is used for 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.
84% of students submit their SAT scores to UT Dallas. 46% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
69% of those who apply are granted admission to UT Dallas. Admission competition is low and the college has exceptional admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1220 and 1440. 84% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 25 and 32. 46% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.