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 three thousand students are enrolled at Sul Ross State University.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to Sul Ross State University. A score in the range of 1100 - 1460 on the SAT exam, or 15 - 21 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Sul Ross State University average GPA ranges from 2.71 to 3.04 for accepted students. Sul Ross State University sends acceptance letters to roughly 50 percent of applicants. Of those that are accepted, nearly 36 percent enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Sul Ross State University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Sul Ross State University was reported as 52.2% in Fall 2013 with over 1,640 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

  • SAT Scores: 1100 - 1460
  • ACT Scores: 15 - 21
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.04

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Sul Ross State University 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.

How Does Sul Ross State University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Sul Ross State University is six percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Lubbock Christian University94.9%
McMurry University59.2%
Schreiner University92.6%
Hardin-Simmons University37.6%
Abilene Christian University48.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • 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 Sul Ross State University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading360 - 490
Math380 - 500
Writing360 - 470
Total Score1100 - 1460
ACT®Score Range
English13 - 20
Math16 - 20
Composite Score15 - 21
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