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UT Permian Basin Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
88%
Admission Difficulty for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into UT Permian Basin and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at UT Permian Basin is 88%.  It ranks #53 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,221 out of 1,389 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent (SAT 920/1110 ACT 16/22). The University of Texas of the Permian Basin typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.16. 46% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The UT Permian Basin application fee is $40 and applications are due by Jul 15.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

UT Permian Basin SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
920-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT 
79%
SAT Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1020

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of Texas of the Permian Basin?

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin typically prefers applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 820. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. UT Permian Basin ranks #43 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 79 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1110 and Above Good >93%
1015 to 1110 Avg + 88%-93%
920 to 1015 Avg - 79%-88%
825 to 920 Reach 67%-79%
Less than 825 Low <67%
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UT Permian Basin ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
16-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
32%
ACT Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UT Permian Basin?

Admission data indicates that UT Permian Basin regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #47 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 32 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
22 and Above Good >93%
19 to 22 Avg + 88%-93%
16 to 19 Avg - 79%-88%
13 to 16 Reach 67%-79%
Less than 13 Low <67%
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UT Permian Basin GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.16*
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into The University of Texas of the Permian Basin?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into UT Permian Basin. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was 3.16 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #59 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.16 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UT Permian Basin accepts 88% of all applicants.

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*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.16 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 741 648 1,389
Accepted 645 576 1,221
Acceptance Rate 87% 89% 88%
Enrolled 280 279 559
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 43% 48% 46%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
227

Applicants have 227 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is $40.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The University of Texas of the Permian Basin and what student information is used for admission decisions?

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=229018 IPEDS survey data for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

FAQs

Does The University of Texas of the Permian Basin prefer SAT or ACT?

79% of students submit their SAT scores to UT Permian Basin. 32% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into The University of Texas of the Permian Basin?

88% of those who apply are granted admission to UT Permian Basin. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1110. 79% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 22. 32% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.