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UTEP Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into UTEP? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 7,133 out of 7,134 applicants or 100% were admitted making The University of Texas at El Paso an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Only 47% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 3,909 3,225 7,134
Accepted 3,909 3,224 7,133
Acceptance Rate 100% 100% 100%
Enrolled 1,826 1,514 3,340
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 47% 47% 47%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of Texas at El Paso 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 UTEP regularly accepts students with ACTs of 17 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. 33 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Texas at El Paso.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 785. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1015 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 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 900 1130
SAT Reading 430 560
SAT Math 470 570
ACT Composite 17 22
ACT English 15 21
ACT Math 17 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >99%
19 to 22 Avg + 99%-99%
17 to 19 Avg - 99%-99%
15 to 17 Reach 99%-99%
Less than 15 Low <99%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >99%
1015 to 1130 Avg + 99%-99%
900 to 1015 Avg - 99%-99%
785 to 900 Reach 99%-99%
Less than 785 Low <99%

Estimated GPA Requirements

The University of Texas at El Paso has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 70 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 31, 2017.

Admission Requirements

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

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
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=228796 IPEDS survey data for The University of Texas at El Paso.



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