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Can I get into University of Houston? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 10,732 out of 17,971 applicants or 60% were admitted making University of Houston a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||37%||41%||39%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Houston 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 University of Houston regularly accepts students with ACTs of 23 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Houston.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 86 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|
|28 and Above||Good||>74%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||60%-74%|
|23 to 25||Avg -||50%-60%|
|21 to 23||Reach||39%-50%|
|Less than 21||Low||<39%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1310 and Above||Good||>72%|
|1220 to 1310||Avg +||60%-72%|
|1130 to 1220||Avg -||47%-60%|
|1040 to 1130||Reach||34%-47%|
|Less than 1040||Low||<34%|
University of Houston has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Houston and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=225511 IPEDS survey data for University of Houston.