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Tightest Texas Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Texas colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. The University of Texas at Austin has the lowest acceptance rate as of 31.82% for academic year 2019-2020 in Texas. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following table shows the schools that have low acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the highest acceptance rates in Texas.
Tightest Texas Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1The University of Texas at Austin
Public, 4 or more yearsAustin, TX
31.82%53,52517,0298,17047.98%
2Texas A & M University-Commerce
Public, 4 or more yearsCommerce, TX
43.13%9,2934,0081,14628.59%
3Baylor University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWaco, TX
45.33%34,58215,6763,30721.10%
4University of North Texas at Dallas
Public, 4 or more yearsDallas, TX
46.82%4,7182,2091,08549.12%
5Texas Christian University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFort Worth, TX
47.12%19,0288,9662,15924.08%
6Southern Methodist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDallas, TX
47.29%13,9596,6011,54423.39%
7Texas A & M International University
Public, 4 or more yearsLaredo, TX
54.15%7,8844,2691,37932.30%
8Tarleton State University
Public, 4 or more yearsStephenville, TX
55.77%10,1125,6392,07336.76%
9Texas A & M University-College Station
Public, 4 or more yearsCollege Station, TX
57.79%42,47624,54910,61343.23%
10University of Houston
Public, 4 or more yearsHouston, TX
64.98%25,39316,5005,68034.42%