The University of Texas-Pan American (UT-Pan American)

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The University of Texas-Pan American can be found in Edinburg, TX, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The University of Texas-Pan American has an enrollment of over 19,000 students.

The majority of students accepted into this school had an SAT score between 1250 - 1550, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 18 - 21. We were able to estimate the UT-Pan American average GPA (2.89 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of 62 percent with 54 percent of applicants deciding to enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the UT-Pan American acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 67%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UT-Pan American Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for The University of Texas-Pan American was reported as 62.2% in Fall 2012 with over 9,310 applications submitted to UT-Pan American. 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-Pan American SAT Scores: 1250 - 1550
  • UT-Pan American ACT Scores: 18 - 21
  • UT-Pan American Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into The University of Texas-Pan American?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into The University of Texas-Pan American, 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 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 The University of Texas-Pan American has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 85.5%
  • 2009-2010: 67.9%
  • 2010-2011: 69.6%
  • 2011-2012: 68.4%
  • 2012-2013: 62.2%
  • Projected UT-Pan American Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 67.4%

How Does UT-Pan American Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for UT-Pan American is twelve percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Texas A & M University-Kingsville88.1%
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi92.6%
The University of Texas at San Antonio73.3%
Texas State University-San Marcos75.1%
The University of Texas at Austin40.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • 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 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UT-Pan American (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 510
Math440 - 540
Writing400 - 500
Total Score1250 - 1550
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 21
Math18 - 23
Composite Score18 - 21
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