|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into UT Dallas and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #40 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 11,260 out of 14,327 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 18 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.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. The University of Texas at Dallas is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||610|
|SAT Math 25th||630|
|SAT Composite 25th||1240|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||750|
|SAT Composite 75th||1460|
|Average SAT Score||1350|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of Texas at Dallas?
The University of Texas at Dallas typically prefers applicants to be in the top 19 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1240 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 1130. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1350 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 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1460 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1350 to 1460||Avg +||79%-86%|
|1240 to 1350||Avg -||69%-79%|
|1130 to 1240||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 1130||Low||<57%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||32|
|ACT Composite 75th||33|
|Average ACT Score||29|
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 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 33 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 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 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|33 and Above||Good||>87%|
|29 to 33||Avg +||79%-87%|
|26 to 29||Avg -||70%-79%|
|23 to 26||Reach||60%-70%|
|Less than 23||Low||<60%|
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 grades are above the average 3.9 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UT Dallas accepts 79% 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|
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)||32%||40%||36%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to The University of Texas at Dallas is $50.
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.
79% of those who apply are granted admission to UT Dallas. Admission competition is 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 1240 and 1460. 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 26 and 33. 46% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.