University of Houston is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted University of Houston freshman is 1215 out of 1600. UH students have the 226th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1215 is in the 78th percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1120 to 1310. The 75th percentile score is 1310 while the 25th percentile score is 1120.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by UH but we estimate it to be around a 1020 total composite SAT score.
The average score for UH students on the math portion of the SAT is 610 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 560 and the 75th percentile score 660.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 560 to 650 and the average score for University of Houston students is 605.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University of Houston based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 62.8%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.75.
An SAT score of 1310 or higher is very competitive at UH and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 76% or higher.
Scores between 1220 to 1300 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 64% to 75%.
SAT scores between 1120 to 1210 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 47% to 62% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 1020 to 1110 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 46% chance of admission to UH. SAT scores below 1020 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=225511 IPEDS survey data for University of Houston.