Students graduating in the top 10% of their high school class and completing a college preparatory high school program meet regular admission requirements. Top 10% students must also submit ACT or SAT scores to complete their admission file.
- Students completing the Texas Distinguished Level of Achievement Program, the Texas Foundation High School Program with Endorsement(s), the Texas Recommended High School Program, the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, or a high school program of equivalent rigor must meet the following criteria. (For information about transfer credit granted for IB Diploma holders, see the Transfer Credit section of this catalog.)
Class Rank and Required Test Scores
Class Rank and Required Test Scores Class Rank Old SAT Score (prior to March 2016) New SAT Total (March 2016 and after) ACT Composite Score Top 10% No minimum required but must submit test scores No minimum required but must submit test scores No minimum required but must submit test scores 11-25% 740 830 15 26-50% 830 910 17 51-75% 950 1030 20 76-100% 1070 1140 23
- Students who do not complete a college preparatory high school program may also gain regular admission if they satisfy the ACT’s College Readiness Benchmarks on the ACT assessment or satisfy the College Readiness Benchmark on the SAT assessment.
ACT College Readiness Benchmarks
Benchmarks Subject Score English 18 Math 22 Reading 22 Science 22 Benchmarks Subject Score ERW 480 Math 480
Students who attended a nonaccredited high school or home school and those who received a GED may be admitted by scoring a minimum of 1550 on the old SAT (including the writing component), by meeting the College Readiness Benchmarks on the ACT Assessment, or satisfy the College Readiness Benchmarks on the new SAT assessment.