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UNT Admission Requirements

Denton, Texas

Chances of getting into University of North Texas

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
71.1%
Admission Difficulty for University of North Texas
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into UNT and can I get accepted? The school has a 71% acceptance rate ranking it #38 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 14,215 out of 20,006 applicants were admitted making UNT a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. University of North Texas typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at UNT, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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UNT SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1060-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
68%
SAT Scores for University of North Texas
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for University of North Texas
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1260
Average SAT Score 1160

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of North Texas?

University of North Texas typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #18 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of North Texas admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >81%
1160 to 1260 Avg + 71%-81%
1060 to 1160 Avg - 59%-71%
960 to 1060 Reach 46%-59%
Less than 960 Low <46%
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UNT ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
32%
ACT Scores for University of North Texas
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for University of North Texas
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UNT?

Admission data indicates that UNT regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #20 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 32 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of North Texas.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of North Texas admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >82%
23 to 26 Avg + 71%-82%
21 to 23 Avg - 62%-71%
19 to 21 Reach 51%-62%
Less than 19 Low <51%
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UNT GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.46*
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of North Texas. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of North Texas was 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #27 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UNT accepts 71% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*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. 3.46 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

High School Class Rank

52% of University of North Texas freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of North Texas students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 52%
Top 50% of class 90%
Bottom 50% of class 10%
Bottom 25% of class 1%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of North Texas admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 11,181 8,825 20,006
Accepted 8,091 6,124 14,215
Acceptance Rate 72% 69% 71%
Enrolled 2,697 2,182 4,879
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 36% 34%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

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

University of North Texas Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of North Texas
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
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The University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, Texas

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Texas A & M University Galveston

Galveston, Texas

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana

M
University of Mississippi

University, Mississippi

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University of New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227216 IPEDS survey data for University of North Texas.

FAQs

Does University of North Texas prefer SAT or ACT?

68% of students submit their SAT scores to UNT. 32% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of North Texas?

71% of those who apply are granted admission to UNT. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of North Texas?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1260. 68% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of North Texas?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. 32% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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