If you are considering submitting an application to UT Arlington, the regular decision application deadline is June 1 and the application fee is $60.
The following is an overiew of some of UT Arlington's admissions stats.
|UT Arlington 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||27%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||84%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||42%|
These are the application deadlines for The University of Texas at Arlington.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Yes||Info Not Available||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||June 1||––|
UT Arlington offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
Some students apply early to college to increase their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of being admitted, since it demonstrates that you are very interested in a school.
➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into UT Arlington is moderately difficult. UT Arlington evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, UT Arlington accepted 61% of students, approximately 6,290 from the 10,245 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like UT Arlington, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
UT Arlington has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by UT Arlington during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with UT Arlington for more information on admission factors.
To apply to UT Arlington, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with UT Arlington's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||class rank|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
UT Arlington has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.
Out of all students that were admitted, 78% submitted a class rank. At UT Arlington 27% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 72% were in the top 25% and 96% were in the top 50%.
At The University of Texas at Arlington, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to UT Arlington directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
UT Arlington looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
UT Arlington is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 84% of UT Arlington's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 42% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be most competitive at UT Arlington, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UT Arlington's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UT Arlington students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to UT Arlington.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is June 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in UT Arlington during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to UT Arlington?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UT Arlington.
Does UT Arlington accept transfer credits?
✅ UT Arlington accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UT Arlington accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does UT Arlington accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ UT Arlington accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to UT Arlington?
❌ No, UT Arlington is test optional, so you can choose whether to include your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is UT Arlington's acceptance rate?
✅ UT Arlington's acceptance rate is 61%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at UT Arlington?
✅ UT Arlington offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.
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How hard is it to get into UT Arlington? UT Arlington is a somewhat selective institution. The UT Arlington acceptance rate is 61%. This means that the institution accepts 61 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UT Arlington is Jun 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UT Arlington is Jun 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
26 and Above
20 to 26
20 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to UT Arlington is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into UT Arlington. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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