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 enrolls approximately twenty nine thousand students annually.

The majority of students accepted into this school had an SAT score between 950 - 1130, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 17 - 22. We were able to estimate the UT-Pan American average GPA (2.80 - 3.14) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of 80 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 2021 is going to be around 73%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UT-Pan American Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for The University of Texas-Pan American was reported as 80.2% in Fall 2020 with over 11,100 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 ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • UT-Pan American Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

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 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 UT-Pan American has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 63.9%
  • 2017-2018: 80.5%
  • 2018-2019: 81.0%
  • 2019-2020: 80.2%
  • Projected UT-Pan American Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 72.9%

How Does UT-Pan American Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for UT-Pan American is forty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi80.0%
The University of Texas at San Antonio76.6%
Texas State University-San Marcos81.1%
The University of Texas at Austin31.8%
University of Houston65.0%

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-Pan American (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 580
Math470 - 550
Total Score950 - 1130
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 21
Math17 - 22
Composite Score17 - 22
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