The University of Texas at Arlington (UT Arlington)

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The University of Texas at Arlington can be found in Arlington, TX, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The University of Texas at Arlington has nearly fifty thousand students enrolled yearly.

The majority of students that got into The University of Texas at Arlington got an SAT score within the range of 1040 to 1250, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 20 to 27. We were able to estimate the UT Arlington average GPA (3.06 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 83% of all those who apply are admitted to The University of Texas at Arlington, from which 35 percent choose to enroll. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected UT Arlington acceptance rate 2021 is estimated to be 73%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UT Arlington Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for The University of Texas at Arlington was reported as 82.9% in Fall 2020 with over 12,700 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

  • UT Arlington ACT Scores: 20 - 27
  • UT Arlington Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into The University of Texas at Arlington?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into The University of Texas at Arlington, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for The University of Texas at Arlington has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 69.8%
  • 2017-2018: 71.2%
  • 2018-2019: 79.5%
  • 2019-2020: 82.9%
  • Projected UT Arlington Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 72.6%

How Does UT Arlington Compare?

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The acceptance rate for The University of Texas at Arlington is forty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Texas Christian University47.2%
Southern Methodist University47.3%
The University of Texas at Dallas78.6%
University of North Texas73.6%
Texas Woman's University93.2%

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
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) 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 UT Arlington (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 620
Math520 - 630
Total Score1040 - 1250
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 26
Math19 - 26
Composite Score20 - 27
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