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University of Texas at Austin

Academic Requirements

Admissions Overview

31%

Acceptance Rate

3.76 - 3.90

Average GPA

1230 - 1500

Average SAT Score

29 - 34

Average ACT Score

GPA Requirements

The University of Texas at Austin does not have a strict minimum GPA requirement for undergraduate admissions. However, admitted students typically have high GPAs, ranging from 3.76 to 4.0, with an average GPA of 3.8.

3.8

Average High School GPA

3.76 - 4.0

25th-7th Percentile

SAT Requirements

The University of Texas at Austin is again requiring SAT or ACT test scores beginning with the Fall 2025 admission cycle. At the University of Texas at Austin, SAT scores for admitted students range from 1240 - 1470, with an average score of 1355.

We recommend that students aim for a good SAT score of at least 1355 to be competitive in the admissions process at the University of Texas at Austin.

1355

Average SAT

1240 - 1470

25th-75th Percentile

63%

Students submitting SAT scores

ACT Requirements

The University of Texas at Austin is again requiring SAT or ACT test scores beginning with the Fall 2025 admission cycle. At the University of Texas at Austin, ACT scores for admitted students range from 29 to 34, with an average score of 32.

A good ACT score will still boost your application above the competition and help get you into your dream school. It will allow admissions officers to quickly and objectively compare you to the rest of the applicant pool.

32

Average ACT

29 - 34

25th-75th Percentile

22%

Students submitting ACT scores

Other Requirements

Besides academic grades, the University of Texas at Austin has some additional requirements based on the program of study you apply for.

Extracurriculars

Make sure you have extracurriculars relating to your area of study and those that show your dedication over time.

Recommendation Letters

At the University of Texas at Austin recommendation letters are optional.

Expanded Resume

At the University of Texas at Austin the Expanded Resume is optional for freshman applicants, but can be a great way to showcase extracurriculars; the Expanded Resume may be required for transfer applicants and for Honors Program applicants.

TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge or Duolingo

At the University of Texas at Austin, either the TOEFL or IELTS is required for international students.

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