University of Houston-Victoria

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University of Houston-Victoria can be found in Victoria, TX, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around five thousand students enrolled each year at University of Houston-Victoria.

The majority of students that got into this school earned an SAT score between 930 to 1088, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 16 to 20. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the University of Houston-Victoria average GPA ranges from 2.71 to 2.97 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 56 percent with 12 percent of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Houston-Victoria Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Houston-Victoria was reported as 55.5% in Fall 2020 with over 5,500 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: 16 - 20
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 2.97

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Houston-Victoria?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to University of Houston-Victoria 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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Houston-Victoria has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 48.1%
  • 2017-2018: 48.8%
  • 2018-2019: 53.9%
  • 2019-2020: 55.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 49.2%

How Does University of Houston-Victoria Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Houston-Victoria is two percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Texas Lutheran University55.7%
Trinity University28.8%
Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio68.0%
St. Mary's University78.6%
Houston Baptist University71.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores 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 University of Houston-Victoria (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 558
Math460 - 530
Total Score930 - 1088
ACT®Score Range
English14 - 19
Math15 - 19
Composite Score16 - 20
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