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What Are My Chances at UT Austin Biomedical Engineering

AliBaba8958AliBaba8958 5 replies7 threads New Member
Hello, I am going into my senior year of high school, and I was wondering what my chances of getting into biomedical engineering at UT Austin are, here are my stats:|

1440 SAT - 770 Math - 670 Verbal
3.69 GPA

AP Classes Taken:
AP World History
AP Environmental Science
AP US History
AP Physics 1
AP Art History
AP Language and Comp

Planning to take Senior Year:
AP Literature
AP Government
AP Economics
AP Biology
AP Calculus AB

Student Council Member - Sophomore Year
Founded a Club - Sophomore Year
Volunteered 50 hours at local hospice - sophomore year
Competed in DECA - Junior Year
HOSA Member - Junior Year
Completed Clinical Rotations at local hospital and shadowed different healthcare workers - Junior Year
Accepted into many different camps and programs at local hospitals around my area, however all of them were cancelled due to COVID-19
NHS - Senior Year
EMT Certification - Senior Year

Please give me your honest thoughts on my chances of getting in
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Replies to: What Are My Chances at UT Austin Biomedical Engineering

  • Chrane03Chrane03 25 replies18 threads Junior Member
    Are you in-state or out of state? UT-Austin has a 48.5% in-state acceptance rate vs a 25.9% out of state acceptance rate.
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  • SybyllaSybylla 5117 replies61 threads Senior Member
    As one assumes you won't be auto admit, your chances are really low to that major. If you are OOS it isn't even worth applying.
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  • AliBaba8958AliBaba8958 5 replies7 threads New Member
    I am in-state
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  • British TX ParentBritish TX Parent 23 replies0 threads Junior Member
    edited July 18
    A lot will depend on if you are in the top 6% of your graduating class, but also to be honest it just seems to be one of those majors that's tough to get into at UT regardless of rank or stats. My in-state son was accepted for the BME class of '24 and he is a graduating valedictorian with a 36 ACT/1560 SAT. We know an auto admit for UT who was in the top 10 kids graduating in a class of over 700 who was rejected from BME as a major. So just do your best on your essays!
    edited July 18
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