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Can I get into Texas Southern University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,338 out of 10,487 applicants or 51% were admitted making Texas Southern University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Texas Southern University typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||31%||27%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Texas Southern University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Texas Southern University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 15 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 17 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Texas Southern University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 810 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 725. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 895 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 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.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|19 and Above||Good||>64%|
|17 to 19||Avg +||51%-64%|
|15 to 17||Avg -||38%-51%|
|13 to 15||Reach||26%-38%|
|Less than 13||Low||<26%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|980 and Above||Good||>64%|
|895 to 980||Avg +||51%-64%|
|810 to 895||Avg -||38%-51%|
|725 to 810||Reach||26%-38%|
|Less than 725||Low||<26%|
You can get into Texas Southern University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Texas Southern University was 2.96 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Texas Southern University accepts 51% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||7%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||21%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||47%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||8%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to Texas Southern University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=229063 IPEDS survey data for Texas Southern University.