Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 4
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 2
History 2
Academic Electives 6
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted May 1
SAT Only Considered if submitted May 1
ACT Only Considered if submitted May 1
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted May 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component recommended SAT: Used as a validity check on the application essay , ACT: Used as a validity check on the application essay
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
601 University Drive
San Marcos
TX
78666
Fax
(512) 245-8044
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1, 2023
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
No set date
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
85% of 25,461 applicants were admitted
Women
87% of 16,222 applicants were admitted
Men
80% of 9,239 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
8,916 (41%) of 21,524 admitted students enrolled
Women
5,489 (39%) of 14,109 admitted students enrolled
Men
3,427 (46%) of 7,415 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
0%
3.50 - 3.74
0%
3.25 - 3.49
0%
3.00 - 3.24
0%
2.50 - 2.99
0%
2.00 - 2.49
0%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 538 average , 500-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1.6%
Score of 600 - 700
14.6%
Score of 500 - 600
59.9%
Score of 400 - 500
23.2%
Score of 300 - 400
0.7%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 554 average , 510-600 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2.2%
Score of 600 - 700
23.9%
Score of 500 - 600
55.3%
Score of 400 - 500
18.4%
Score of 300 - 400
0.2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
23 average , 20-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
6%
Score of 24 - 29
34%
Score of 18 - 23
51%
Score of 12 - 17
9%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: 21
Score of 30 - 36
2%
Score of 24 - 29
30%
Score of 18 - 23
45%
Score of 12 - 17
23%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Eng: 22
Score of 30 - 36
2%
Score of 24 - 29
31%
Score of 18 - 23
47%
Score of 12 - 17
19%
Score of 6 - 11
1%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 11%
Top quarter: 41%
Top half: 84%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
0%
Class President
1%
Student Government Officer
3%
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