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Acceptance Rate 66.79%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 26.98%
Applicants 650,459
Admitted 434,411
Enrolled 117,209

Applying To Texas Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 66.79% at Texas colleges and universities where total 650,459 students have applied and 434,411 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $68.00 and the graduate application fees is $51.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Texas colleges.
General Admission Information of Texas Colleges
Open Admission Policy315 out of 461 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 68.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 51.00
Average Acceptance Rate66.79%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)26.98%
Average Test Scores1,105 SAT / 22 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2021-2022, total 650,459 students (268,803 men and 381,588 women) applied to and 434,411 (170,753 men and 263,427 women) students were accepted to admit Texas Colleges. Among them, 49,974 men and 67,211 women were enrolled into Texas schools. The average acceptance rate is 66.79% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 26.98%. The table below shows the Texas colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Texas Colleges (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Applicants650,459268,803381,588
Admitted434,411170,753263,427
Enrolled117,20949,97467,211
Acceptance Rate 66.79% 63.52% 69.03%
Enrollment Ratio 26.98% 29.27% 25.51%
[Chart]Texas Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Texas college, 47,401 students (38.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 19,915 students (20.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,207 and 25th percentile score is 1,003. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 74 and 25th percentile score is 55. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Texas colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Texas Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing506.00607.00
SAT Math497.00600.00
ACT Composite19.0025.00
ACT Math18.0024.00
ACT English18.0025.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Texas Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Texas Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Texas Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Texas State, 177 schools use semester calendar systems and 25 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester177 out of 461 schools
Quarter25 out of 461 schools
Trimester5 out of 461 schools
Four-one-four plan3 out of 461 schools
Other academic year10 out of 461 schools
Differs by program82 out of 461 schools
Continuous131 out of 461 schools
Un-Known/Other28 out of 461 schools
Next table describes credits that Texas colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits179 out of 461 schools
Credits for Life Experiences119 out of 461 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits194 out of 461 schools
Credit for Military Training214 out of 461 schools

Application Requirements

58 Texas schools require High School GPA and 79 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 7 Texas colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Texas colleges.
Admission Checklist for Texas Colleges
RequiredRecommended
High School GPA5811
High School Rank2618
High School Record (or Transcript)792
Completion of College Preparatory Program1731
Recommendations1521
Formal Demonstration of Competencies412
Admission Test Scores712
TOEFL645
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)00