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UT Tyler Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

65%
Admission Difficulty for The University of Texas at Tyler
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

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.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1140-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
67%
SAT Scores for The University of Texas at Tyler
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1140
SAT Scores for The University of Texas at Tyler
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1310
Estimated Average SAT 1230
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 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The University of Texas at Tyler admission chances by SAT score
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 Requirements

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
59%
ACT Scores for The University of Texas at Tyler
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for The University of Texas at Tyler
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Estimated Average ACT 23
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 26 and above have very competitive chances. 59 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Texas at Tyler.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The University of Texas at Tyler admission chances by ACT score
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%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted The University of Texas at Tyler students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 23% Good
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

High School Class Rank

78% of The University of Texas at Tyler freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted The University of Texas at Tyler students
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%

Admission Statistics

The University of Texas at Tyler admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,530 981 2,511
Accepted 990 642 1,632
Acceptance Rate 65% 65% 65%
Enrolled 434 282 716
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 44% 44% 44%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 20, 2019
Days left to Apply
115

Applicants have 115 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.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The University of Texas at Tyler and what considerations affect admission decisions?

The University of Texas at Tyler Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The University of Texas at Tyler
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.