Can I get into UT Tyler? The school has a 65% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,632 out of 2,511 applicants were admitted making UT Tyler a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 38 percent. The University of Texas at Tyler typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 44% 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||580|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1140|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1310|
|Estimated Average SAT||1230|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of Texas at Tyler?
The University of Texas at Tyler typically requires applicants to be in the top 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 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 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1230 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 67 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|
|1310 and Above||Good||>76%|
|1225 to 1310||Avg +||65%-76%|
|1140 to 1225||Avg -||52%-65%|
|1055 to 1140||Reach||39%-52%|
|Less than 1055||Low||<39%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Estimated Average ACT||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UT Tyler?
Admission data indicates that UT Tyler regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. 59 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Texas at Tyler.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>78%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||65%-78%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||55%-65%|
|19 to 21||Reach||44%-55%|
|Less than 19||Low||<44%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into The University of Texas at Tyler. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Texas at Tyler was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UT Tyler accepts 65% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||19%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||26%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||15%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||3%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
78% of The University of Texas at Tyler freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||11%|
|Top 25% of class||43%|
|Top 50% of class||78%|
|Bottom 50% of class||22%|
|Bottom 25% of class||4%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||44%||44%||44%|
Applicants have 61 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 20, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UT Tyler before the Aug 20 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jul 13||Jul 23|
What are the requirements for admission to The University of Texas at Tyler and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|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=228802 IPEDS survey data for The University of Texas at Tyler.