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UT Dallas Admissions

artistardisartistardis Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
I will be applying to UTD in a few short months for the 2017-2018 school year. Does UTD usually accept students with a
24 on their ACT? I took my first ACT & achieved a 24, however, I am retaking the ACT again in June. I have a 4.0 GPA, I'm a black belt in taekwondo, student council, National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, VP of some clubs, etc.

Can anyone tell me their experiences applying to UTD and how difficult it was? Thank you.

Replies to: UT Dallas Admissions

  • awintxawintx Registered User Posts: 123 Junior Member
    What is your current GPA and what is your class rank?

    My kids were all admitted there, but their ACT scores were above the guaranteed admission mark (at least 26 on the ACT).

    Before you retake the ACT, be sure to work through all the tests in the Red ACT book and then go over every problem that you miss.

    This is what they have on their website:
    Assured admission is granted to first-time freshmen who have successfully completed the full Texas recommended college-track high school curriculum, and achieved a composite ACT score of 26 or greater, or an SAT score of 1200 (combined math and critical reading) or greater. Assured admission course completion requirements include:

    English Language Arts (4 credits)
    Mathematics (4 credits, including Algebra II)
    Science (4 credits)
    Social Sciences (3 credits)
    Language (2 in a single language other than English)
    Fine Arts (1 credit in music, art, or drama)
    Students from private schools and those outside the State of Texas will be considered for admission based on the same academic benchmarks listed above and a comparable high school curriculum.
  • artistardisartistardis Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    I have a 4.0 and I'm currently #14 in my class.
    Thank you so much for the advice!
  • uthdaduthdad Registered User Posts: 27 New Member
    Are you in state? What is your class size? You will be auto admit if your class rank is with in top 10%.
  • WorryHurry411WorryHurry411 Registered User Posts: 1,112 Senior Member
    Yes they do take people with ACT of 24, if you are in top 10% of your school then ACT/SAT doesn't matter. Their acceptance rate is very high so you have good chances even if you are in 30%-40% of your school.
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