UT Dallas Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into UT Dallas? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 6,909 out of 11,237 applicants or 61% were admitted making UT Dallas a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. The University of Texas at Dallas typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 5,259 5,978 11,237
Accepted 3,115 3,794 6,909
Acceptance Rate 59% 63% 61%
Enrolled 1,126 1,602 2,728
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 42% 39%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of Texas at Dallas 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.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that UT Dallas regularly accepts students with ACTs of 25 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. 55 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Texas at Dallas.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1210 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 1105. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1315 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
SAT Composite 1210 1420
SAT Reading 600 700
SAT Math 620 730
ACT Composite 25 31
ACT English 24 32
ACT Math 26 32

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >73%
28 to 31 Avg + 61%-73%
25 to 28 Avg - 48%-61%
22 to 25 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 22 Low <35%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1420 and Above Good >73%
1315 to 1420 Avg + 61%-73%
1210 to 1315 Avg - 48%-61%
1105 to 1210 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 1105 Low <35%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into The University of Texas at Dallas. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Texas at Dallas was 3.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UT Dallas accepts 61% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 65% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 9% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 4% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 2% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 41 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The University of Texas at Dallas and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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=228787 IPEDS survey data for The University of Texas at Dallas.

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