UT Tyler Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into The University of Texas at Tyler
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UT Tyler and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #44 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,416 out of 3,086 applicants were admitted making The University of Texas at Tyler an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 44 percent. The University of Texas at Tyler typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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UT Tyler SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT70%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1080|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1280|
|Average SAT Score||1180|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 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 980. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #16 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 70 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|
|1280 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1180 to 1280||Avg +||78%-86%|
|1080 to 1180||Avg -||68%-78%|
|980 to 1080||Reach||55%-68%|
|Less than 980||Low||<55%|
UT Tyler ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT54%
|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||30|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Texas at Tyler.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>86%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||78%-86%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||68%-78%|
|18 to 21||Reach||55%-68%|
|Less than 18||Low||<55%|
Avg. High School GPA3.4
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #32 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.4 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UT Tyler accepts 78% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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)||38%||37%||38%|
Applications are DueAug 20, 2020
Days left to Apply209
Applicants have 209 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 20, 2020.
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.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
70% of students submit their SAT scores to UT Tyler. 54% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
78% of those who apply are granted admission to UT Tyler. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1080 and 1280. 70% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.