University of Texas at Arlington: Acceptance Rate and Admissions Statistics

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The University of Texas at Arlington is a public research university with an acceptance rate of 80%. Founded in 1895, and located between Fort Worth and Dallas, UT Arlington is a member of the University of Texas System. The university offers over 180 degree programs across nine schools and colleges. Among undergraduates, biology, nursing, business, and interdisciplinary studies are some of the most popular majors. Student life is rich with hundreds of clubs and organizations including an active sorority and fraternity system. On the athletic front, the UT Arlington Mavericks compete in the NCAA Division I Sun Belt Conference.

Considering applying to University of Texas at Arlington? 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 Texas at Arlington had an acceptance rate of 80%. This means that for every 100 students who applied, 80 students were admitted, making UT Arlington's admissions process somewhat competitive.

Admissions Statistics (2017-18)
Number of Applicants 12,335
Percent Admitted 80%
Percent Admitted Who Enrolled (Yield) 36%

SAT Scores and Requirements

The University of Texas at Arlington requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 88% of admitted students submitted SAT scores.

SAT Range (Admitted Students)
Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
ERW 530 630
Math 530 630
ERW=Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

This admissions data tells us that most of UT Arlington's admitted students fall within the top 35% nationally on the SAT. For the evidence-based reading and writing section, 50% of students admitted to UT Arlington scored between 530 and 630, while 25% scored below 530 and 25% scored above 630. On the math section, 50% of admitted students scored between 530 and 630, while 25% scored below 530 and 25% scored above 630. Applicants with a composite SAT score of 1260 or higher will have particularly competitive chances at University of Texas at Arlington.

Requirements

The University of Texas at Arlington does not require the SAT writing section or SAT Subject tests. Note that UT Arlington requires applicants to submit all SAT scores; the admissions office does not superscore, but will consider each composite score in admissions decisions.

ACT Scores and Requirements

The University of Texas at Arlington requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 39% of admitted students submitted ACT scores.

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

This admissions data tells us that most of the University of Texas at Arlington's admitted students fall within the top 48% nationally on the ACT. The middle 50% of students admitted to UT Arlington received a composite ACT score between 20 and 26, while 25% scored above 26 and 25% scored below 20.

Requirements

The University of Texas at Arlington does not require the ACT writing section. Note that UT Arlington requires applicants to submit all ACT scores; the admissions office does not superscore, but will consider each composite score in admissions decisions.

GPA

The University of Texas at Arlington does not provide data about admitted students' high school GPAs.

Admissions Chances

The University of Texas at Arlington, which accepts over three-quarters of applicants, has a slightly 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 apply by the priority deadline and rank in the top 25% of their graduating class will be admitted automatically to UT Arlington. Those who rank in the top 50% of their class and have a minimum SAT score of 1100 or an ACT composite score of 22 or above will also be guaranteed admission. Applicants who rank in the bottom 50% of their class will be considered based on an individual review of their test scores and other application materials including extracurricular activities and high school coursework.

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