|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into University of Dallas and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,498 out of 4,645 applicants were admitted making University of Dallas a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 34 percent. University of Dallas typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Dallas. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 72% of students submitted SAT scores and 48% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1130|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||660|
|SAT Composite 75th||1350|
|Average SAT Score||1240|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Dallas?
University of Dallas typically prefers applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1350 and Above||Good||>67%|
|1240 to 1350||Avg +||54%-67%|
|1130 to 1240||Avg -||41%-54%|
|1020 to 1130||Reach||29%-41%|
|Less than 1020||Low||<29%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||26|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Dallas?
Admission data indicates that University of Dallas regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 48 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Dallas.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>68%|
|26 to 30||Avg +||54%-68%|
|23 to 26||Avg -||43%-54%|
|20 to 23||Reach||32%-43%|
|Less than 20||Low||<32%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of Dallas?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into University of Dallas. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Dallas was 3.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Dallas accepts 54% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||25.76%||Avg -|
|3.50 to 3.74||17.17%||Reach|
|3.25 to 3.49||7.48%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||4.99%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||0.83%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.49||0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
76% of University of Dallas freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||38%|
|Top 25% of class||76%|
|Top 50% of class||94%|
|Lower 50% of class||6%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||17%||15%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Dallas is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Dallas and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=224323 IPEDS survey data for University of Dallas.
72% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Dallas. 48% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
54% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Dallas. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1130 and 1350. 72% 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 23 and 30. 48% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.