Chances of getting into The University of Texas Pan American

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
81%
Admission Difficulty for The University of Texas Pan American
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into UT-Pan American and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #48 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 9,069 out of 11,191 applicants were admitted making The University of Texas Pan American an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. The University of Texas Pan American typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 50% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by The University of Texas Pan American is a prized outcome for many students.

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UT-Pan American SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1120
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 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for The University of Texas Pan American
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1040

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

The University of Texas Pan American typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #46 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. 50 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.

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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
1120 and Above Good >88%
1035 to 1120 Avg + 81%-88%
950 to 1035 Avg - 71%-81%
865 to 950 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 865 Low <60%
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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 17
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 #53 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.

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 >89%
19 to 22 Avg + 81%-89%
17 to 19 Avg - 74%-81%
15 to 17 Reach 65%-74%
Less than 15 Low <65%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need about average high school grades to get into The University of Texas 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 #54 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 81% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

The University of Texas Pan American admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,363 4,828 11,191
Accepted 5,141 3,928 9,069
Acceptance Rate 81% 81% 81%
Enrolled 2,524 2,041 4,565
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 49% 52% 50%

Admission Requirements

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

The University of Texas Pan American Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
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 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

81% 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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1120. 50% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

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.