University of North Texas (UNT)

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University of North Texas can be found in Denton, TX, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UNT has nearly thirty nine thousand students enrolled annually.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores to UNT. A score in the range of 1060 to 1250 on the SAT exam, or 21 to 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the UNT average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.45. 74% of all applicants are admitted to UNT, from which 35% choose to attend. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the UNT acceptance rate in 2021 is going to be around 67%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UNT Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of North Texas was reported as 73.6% in Fall 2020 with over 21,700 college applications submitted to University of North Texas. 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

  • UNT ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • UNT Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into University of North Texas?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of UNT 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.

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 UNT has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 71.8%
  • 2017-2018: 72.5%
  • 2018-2019: 71.1%
  • 2019-2020: 73.6%
  • Projected UNT Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 67.4%

How Does UNT Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of North Texas is thirty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Texas Woman's University93.2%
The University of Texas at Dallas78.6%
Southern Methodist University47.3%
The University of Texas at Arlington82.9%
Texas Christian University47.2%

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
  • 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UNT (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 630
Math520 - 620
Total Score1060 - 1250
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 27
Math19 - 26
Composite Score21 - 27
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