West Texas A & M University Admission RequirementsCanyon, Texas
Chances of getting into West Texas A & M University
How hard is it to get into West Texas A & M University and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #31 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,521 out of 5,427 applicants were admitted making West Texas A & M University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. West Texas A & M University 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 half of their high school class.
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West Texas A & M University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT50%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
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 requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #34 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. 50 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|
|1170 and Above||Good||>76%|
|1070 to 1170||Avg +||65%-76%|
|970 to 1070||Avg -||52%-65%|
|870 to 970||Reach||39%-52%|
|Less than 870||Low||<39%|
West Texas A & M University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT66%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #36 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.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>78%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||65%-78%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||55%-65%|
|17 to 19||Reach||44%-55%|
|Less than 17||Low||<44%|
Avg. High School GPA3.25*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need 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 #47 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 65% of students who apply.
77% of West Texas A & M University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||15%|
|Top 25% of class||42%|
|Top 50% of class||77%|
|Bottom 50% of class||23%|
|Bottom 25% of class||4%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||33%||35%||34%|
What are the requirements for admission to West Texas A & M University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
50% of students submit their SAT scores to West Texas A & M University. 66% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
65% of those who apply are granted admission to West Texas A & M University. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1170. 50% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.