Sul Ross State University

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Sul Ross State University can be found in Alpine, TX, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About two thousand students are enrolled at Sul Ross State University.

Many students at this school scored in the range of 15 (25th percentile) to 19 (75th percentile) on the ACT. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Sul Ross State University average GPA ranges from 2.64 to 2.90 for accepted students. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Sul Ross State University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Sul Ross State University was reported as 99.6% in Fall 2020 with over 810 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: 15 - 19
  • Average GPA: 2.64 - 2.90

How Hard Is It to Get into Sul Ross State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to Sul Ross State University have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Sul Ross State University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 92.2%
  • 2017-2018: 99.6%
  • 2018-2019: 99.1%
  • 2019-2020: 99.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 91.6%

How Does Sul Ross State University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Sul Ross State University is seventy-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Lubbock Christian University90.7%
McMurry University45.5%
Schreiner University93.2%
Hardin-Simmons University83.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Sul Ross State University (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English14 - 19
Math16 - 19
Composite Score15 - 19
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