Northwood University-Texas

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Northwood University-Texas can be found in Cedar Hill, TX, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is around 890 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores to this school. A score in the range of 820 - 1020 on the SAT exam, or 17 - 22 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Northwood University-Texas average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.80 - 3.14. Only 26 percent of applicants are accepted to this school due to the large number of applicants for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Northwood University-Texas Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Northwood University-Texas was reported as 25.8% in Fall 2013 with over 834 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Northwood University-Texas?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Northwood University-Texas is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Northwood University-Texas has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 51.6%
  • 2010-2011: 51.4%
  • 2011-2012: 44.6%
  • 2012-2013: 58.6%
  • 2013-2014: 25.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 42.7%

How Does Northwood University-Texas Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Northwood University-Texas is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Paul Quinn College98.6%
Huston-Tillotson University45.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Northwood University-Texas (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English15 - 20
Math17 - 24
Composite Score17 - 22
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