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West Texas A & M University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into West Texas A & M University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
61.4%
Admission Difficulty for West Texas A & M University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into West Texas A & M University and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,753 out of 6,116 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 52 percent. Only 33% 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1060-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
45%
SAT Scores for West Texas A & M University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for West Texas A & M University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1240
Average SAT Score 1150

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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 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. 45 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

West Texas A & M University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >73%
1150 to 1240 Avg + 61%-73%
1060 to 1150 Avg - 48%-61%
970 to 1060 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 970 Low <35%
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West Texas A & M University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
71%
ACT Scores for West Texas A & M University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for West Texas A & M University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 23
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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 71 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to West Texas A & M University.

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 >73%
21 to 23 Avg + 61%-73%
19 to 21 Avg - 48%-61%
17 to 19 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 17 Low <35%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

West Texas A & M University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

High School Class Rank

77% 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 77%
Bottom 50% of class 23%
Bottom 25% of class 4%

Admission Statistics

West Texas A & M University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,474 2,642 6,116
Accepted 2,192 1,561 3,753
Acceptance Rate 63% 59% 61%
Enrolled 693 552 1,245
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 35% 33%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to West Texas A & M University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

West Texas A & M University Admission 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.