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Utah State University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Utah State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
89.1%
Admission Difficulty for Utah State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Utah State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 89% acceptance rate. Last year, 13,857 out of 15,555 applicants were admitted making Utah State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 44 percent. Utah State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 31% 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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Utah State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1080-1290
Applicants Submitting SAT
3%
SAT Scores for Utah State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1080
SAT Scores for Utah State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1290
Average SAT Score 1190

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Utah State University?

Utah State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 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 1190 out of 1600. 3 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

Utah State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1290 and Above Good >93%
1185 to 1290 Avg + 89%-93%
1080 to 1185 Avg - 83%-89%
975 to 1080 Reach 74%-83%
Less than 975 Low <74%
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Utah State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for Utah State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Utah State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Utah State University?

Admission data indicates that Utah State University 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Utah State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Utah State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >93%
24 to 27 Avg + 89%-93%
21 to 24 Avg - 83%-89%
18 to 21 Reach 74%-83%
Less than 18 Low <74%
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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 Utah State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Utah State University was 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.46 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Utah State University accepts 89% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Utah State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 38% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 12% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

74% of Utah State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Utah State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 44%
Top 50% of class 74%
Bottom 50% of class 26%
Bottom 25% of class 8%

Admission Statistics

Utah State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,815 7,740 15,555
Accepted 6,999 6,858 13,857
Acceptance Rate 90% 89% 89%
Enrolled 2,447 1,795 4,242
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 35% 26% 31%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Utah State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Utah State 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=230728 IPEDS survey data for Utah State University.