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UT-Pan American Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into The University of Texas Pan American

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
82%
Admission Difficulty for The University of Texas Pan American
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into UT-Pan American and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at UT-Pan American is 82%.  It ranks #42 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. The University of Texas Pan American is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 10,399 out of 12,622 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 900/1075 ACT 17/22). The University of Texas Pan American typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.16. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. Of those applicants who were admitted, 51% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by The University of Texas Pan American is a prized outcome for many students.

The UT-Pan American application fee is $0 and applications are due by Feb 1.

Testing Requirements

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

UT-Pan American SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
900-1075
Applicants Submitting SAT 
50%
SAT Scores for The University of Texas Pan American
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 420
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for The University of Texas Pan American
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 505
SAT Composite 75th 1075
Average SAT Score 990

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of Texas Pan American?

The University of Texas Pan American typically prefers applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 810. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. UT-Pan American ranks #50 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. 50 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 Pan American admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1075 and Above Good >90%
987 to 1075 Avg + 82%-90%
900 to 987 Avg - 71%-82%
813 to 900 Reach 56%-71%
Less than 813 Low <56%
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UT-Pan American ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
71%
ACT Scores for The University of Texas Pan American
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for The University of Texas Pan American
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 22
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-Pan American?

Admission data indicates that UT-Pan American regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #44 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 71 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Texas Pan American.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The University of Texas Pan American admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
22 and Above Good >91%
19 to 22 Avg + 82%-91%
17 to 19 Avg - 73%-82%
15 to 17 Reach 62%-73%
Less than 15 Low <62%
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UT-Pan American 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 Pan American?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into UT-Pan American. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Texas Pan American was 3.16 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #58 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-Pan American accepts 82% 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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High School Class Rank

53% of The University of Texas Pan American freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted The University of Texas Pan American students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 53%
Top 50% of class 82%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

The University of Texas Pan American admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,310 5,312 12,622
Accepted 6,206 4,193 10,399
Acceptance Rate 85% 79% 82%
Enrolled 3,160 2,178 5,338
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 51% 52% 51%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
63

Applicants have 63 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to The University of Texas Pan American is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

The University of Texas Pan American Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The University of Texas Pan American
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=227368 IPEDS survey data for The University of Texas Pan American.

FAQs

Does The University of Texas Pan American prefer SAT or ACT?

50% of students submit their SAT scores to UT-Pan American. 71% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into The University of Texas Pan American?

82% of those who apply are granted admission to UT-Pan American. 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 Pan American?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1075. 50% 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 Pan American?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 71% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.