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Texas Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2020-2021, 1,728,988 students have applied and among them 1,047,302 were admitted to Texas Colleges. 330,929 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Texas Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2020-2021)
Texas Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total1,728,988 1,047,302330,929
Public Schools1,137,669 746,325268,458
4 Years (Or High)1,137,669 746,325268,458
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools591,319 300,97762,471
4 Years (Or High)584,802 296,97260,570
2-4 Years6,517 4,0051,901
Less Than 2 Years0 00
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Texas Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Texas Colleges is 60.57% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 65.60% and the average rate of private schools was 50.90%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Texas Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2020-2021)
Texas Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average60.57%
Public Schools65.60%
4 Years (Or High)65.60%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools50.90%
4 Years (Or High)50.78%
2-4 Years61.45%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for Texas Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of Texas Colleges was 60.57% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average admission yield was 65.60% and the average rate of private schools was 50.90%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Texas Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2020-2021)
Texas Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average31.60%
Public Schools35.97%
4 Years (Or High)35.97%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools20.76%
4 Years (Or High)20.40%
2-4 Years47.47%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Texas Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Texas Colleges is 979 for the academic year 2020-2021. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2020-2021)
Texas Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%452445
75%534527
Public Schools25%454448
75%539534
Private Schools25%450441
75%530520
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Texas Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Texas Colleges is 39 for the academic year 2020-2021. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2020-2021)
Texas Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%18 1616
75%22 2221
Public Schools25%181616
75%232222
Private Schools25%181616
75%222221
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Texas Colleges