University of North Texas: Acceptance Rate and Admissions Statistics

The University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth

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The University of North Texas is a public research university with an acceptance rate of 71%. Located in Denton, Texas, the University of North Texas offers 230 degree programs through 14 colleges and schools. High achieving students might consider the university's Honors College. The College of Business is particularly popular among undergraduates, and the university is well regarded for its music and arts programs. In athletics, the North Texas Mean Green competes in the NCAA Division I Conference USA.

Considering applying to the University of North Texas? Here are the admissions statistics you should know, including average SAT/ACT scores of admitted students.

Acceptance Rate

During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, University of North Texas had an acceptance rate of 71%. This means that for every 100 students who applied, 71 students were admitted, making UNT's admissions process somewhat competitive.

Admissions Statistics (2017-18)
Number of Applicants 20,006
Percent Admitted 71%
Percent Admitted Who Enrolled (Yield) 34%

SAT Scores and Requirements

The University of North Texas requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 68% of admitted students submitted SAT scores.

SAT Range (Admitted Students)
Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
ERW 540 640
Math 520 620
ERW=Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

This admissions data tells us that most of University of North Texas' admitted students fall within the top 35% nationally on the SAT. For the evidence-based reading and writing section, 50% of students admitted to UNT scored between 540 and 640, while 25% scored below 540 and 25% scored above 640. On the math section, 50% of admitted students scored between 520 and 620, while 25% scored below 520 and 25% scored above 620. Applicants with a composite SAT score of 1260 or higher will have particularly competitive chances at University of North Texas.

Requirements

The University of North Texas does not require the SAT writing section or SAT Subject tests. Note that UNT requires applicants to submit all SAT scores; the admissions office will consider your highest score from each individual section across all SAT test dates.

ACT Scores and Requirements

The University of North Texas requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 32% of admitted students submitted ACT scores.

ACT Range (Admitted Students)
Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
English 20 26
Math 19 26
Composite 21 26

This admissions data tells us that most of the University of North Texas' admitted students fall within the top 42% nationally on the ACT. The middle 50% of students admitted to UNT received a composite ACT score between 21 and 26, while 25% scored above 26 and 25% scored below 21.

Requirements

The University of North Texas does not require the ACT writing section. Note that UNT requires applicants to submit all ACT scores; the admissions office will consider your highest individual scores across all ACT test dates.

GPA

The University of North Texas does not provide data about admitted students' high school GPAs. However, in 2018, 50% of incoming UNT students ranked in the top 25% of their high school class.

Self-Reported GPA/SAT/ACT Graph

University of North Texas Applicants' Self-Reported GPA/SAT/ACT Graph.
University of North Texas Applicants' Self-Reported GPA/SAT/ACT Graph. Data courtesy of Cappex.

The admissions data in the graph is self-reported by applicants to University of North Texas. GPAs are unweighted. Find out how you compare to accepted students, see the real-time graph, and calculate your chances of getting in with a free Cappex account.

Admissions Chances

The University of North Texas, which accepts fewer than three-quarters of applicants, has a somewhat selective admissions process. If your class rank and SAT/ACT scores fall within the school's minimum requirements, you have a strong chance of being admitted. Students who rank in the top 10% of their class and apply by the priority deadline will be admitted automatically to UNT. Those who rank in the top 15% of their class and have a minimum SAT score of 1030 or an ACT composite score of 20 or above will also be guaranteed admission. Applicants with a lower class rank and higher SAT/ACT scores can also receive automatic admission to UNT. Students who do not qualify for guaranteed admission will have their applications reviewed by an admissions counselor who will make suggestions to improve the applicant's chances for admission.

In the graph above, the green and blue data points represent students admitted to the University of North Texas. The majority of successful applicants had combined SAT scores (ERW+M) of 900 or higher, an ACT composite score of 17 or higher, and a high school average of a "B-" or better. Your chances will be better with grades and test scores above these lower ranges, and a significant percentage of successful applicants had grades in the "A" range.

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