University of Dallas Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Dallas
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into University of Dallas and can I get accepted? The school has a 47% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,830 out of 3,857 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 25 percent. University of Dallas typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.
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University of Dallas SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT65%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||640|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1210|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||720|
|SAT Math 75th||700|
|SAT Composite 75th||1420|
|Average SAT Score||1320|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Dallas?
University of Dallas typically requires applicants to be in the top 23 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1210 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 1100. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1320 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1420 and Above||Good||>60%|
|1315 to 1420||Avg +||47%-60%|
|1210 to 1315||Avg -||34%-47%|
|1105 to 1210||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 1105||Low||<23%|
University of Dallas ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT57%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||27|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 57 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Dallas.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>62%|
|27 to 31||Avg +||47%-62%|
|24 to 27||Avg -||36%-47%|
|21 to 24||Reach||26%-36%|
|Less than 21||Low||<26%|
Avg. High School GPA3.82
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into University of Dallas. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Dallas was 3.82 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in Texas for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to University of Dallas will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||19%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||10%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||7%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||3%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
54% of University of Dallas freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||54%|
|Top 25% of class||68%|
|Top 50% of class||88%|
|Bottom 50% of class||12%|
|Bottom 25% of class||4%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||27%||23%|
Applications are DueMar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply136
Applicants have 136 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of Dallas before the Mar 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Dallas and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||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.