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West Texas A & M University Admission Requirements

Canyon, Texas

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Chances of getting into West Texas A & M University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
58%
Admission Difficulty for West Texas A & M University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Average 
How hard is it to get into West Texas A & M University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at West Texas A & M University is 58%.  It ranks #18 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. West Texas A & M University is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 2,908 out of 4,992 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent (SAT 920/1130 ACT 18/23). West Texas A & M University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.25. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 43% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The West Texas A & M University application fee is $55 and applications are due by May 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. West Texas A & M University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

West Texas A & M University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
920-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT 
50%
SAT Scores for West Texas A & M University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for West Texas A & M University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1030

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to West Texas A & M University?

West Texas A & M University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. West Texas A & M University ranks #40 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

West Texas A & M University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1130 and Above Good >72%
1025 to 1130 Avg + 58%-72%
920 to 1025 Avg - 42%-58%
815 to 920 Reach 28%-42%
Less than 815 Low <28%
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West Texas A & M University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
66%
ACT Scores for West Texas A & M University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for West Texas A & M University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into West Texas A & M University?

Admission data indicates that West Texas A & M University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #42 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 66 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to West Texas A & M University.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

West Texas A & M University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
23 and Above Good >75%
20 to 23 Avg + 58%-75%
18 to 20 Avg - 45%-58%
16 to 18 Reach 33%-45%
Less than 16 Low <33%
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West Texas A & M University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.25*
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into West Texas A & M University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into West Texas A & M University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at West Texas A & M University was 3.25 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #53 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as West Texas A & M University accepts 58% of students who apply.

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

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High School Class Rank

75% of West Texas A & M University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted West Texas A & M University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 15%
Top 25% of class 42%
Top 50% of class 75%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

West Texas A & M University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,913 2,079 4,992
Accepted 1,690 1,218 2,908
Acceptance Rate 58% 59% 58%
Enrolled 724 530 1,254
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 43% 44% 43%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
212

Applicants have 212 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on May 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to West Texas A & M University is $55.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to West Texas A & M University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

West Texas A & M University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
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 West Texas A & M University
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=229814 IPEDS survey data for West Texas A & M University.

FAQs

Does West Texas A & M University prefer SAT or ACT?

50% of students submit their SAT scores to West Texas A & M University. 66% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into West Texas A & M University?

58% of those who apply are granted admission to West Texas A & M University. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for West Texas A & M University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1130. 50% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for West Texas A & M University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 66% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.