UTSA Admission RequirementsSan Antonio, Texas
Chances of getting into The University of Texas at San Antonio
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UTSA and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #46 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 13,370 out of 16,918 applicants were admitted making The University of Texas at San Antonio an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. The University of Texas at San Antonio typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 37% 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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UTSA SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT86%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1040|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||1130|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of Texas at San Antonio?
The University of Texas at San Antonio typically requires applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #24 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 86 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|
|1220 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1130 to 1220||Avg +||79%-86%|
|1040 to 1130||Avg -||69%-79%|
|950 to 1040||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 950||Low||<57%|
UTSA ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT34%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UTSA?
Admission data indicates that UTSA 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 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #28 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 34 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Texas at San Antonio.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>88%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||79%-88%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||71%-79%|
|18 to 20||Reach||62%-71%|
|Less than 18||Low||<62%|
Avg. High School GPA3.36*
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into The University of Texas at San Antonio. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Texas at San Antonio was 3.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #36 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.36 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UTSA accepts 79% of all applicants.
73% of The University of Texas at San Antonio 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||19%|
|Top 25% of class||73%|
|Top 50% of class||96%|
|Bottom 50% of class||4%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||35%||40%||37%|
Applications are DueJun 1, 2020
Days left to Apply2
Applicants have 2 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to The University of Texas at San Antonio and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|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=229027 IPEDS survey data for The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Frequently Asked Questions
86% of students submit their SAT scores to UTSA. 34% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
79% of those who apply are granted admission to UTSA. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1040 and 1220. 86% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.