If you want to apply to UT El Paso, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is May 1 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
|UT El Paso 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||17%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||78%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||11%|
The University of Texas at El Paso does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into UT El Paso is slightly difficult. UT El Paso evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, UT El Paso accepted 100% of all applicants, around 13,117 of the 13,121 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like UT El Paso, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT. Admissions to international students is program moderately difficult.
Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating 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 prioritize the areas where you stand out.
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to UT El Paso must submit the following items. Double check with UT El Paso's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to UT El Paso have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 94% submitted a class rank. At UT El Paso 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 40% were in the top 25% and 67% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At The University of Texas at El Paso, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||18%|
|3.50 and 3.74||23%|
|3.25 and 3.49||21%|
|3.00 and 3.24||16%|
|2.50 and 2.9||13%|
|2.00 and 2.49||6%|
UT El Paso does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
UT El Paso does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 78% of UT El Paso's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 11% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UT El Paso students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UT El Paso students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.
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To be most competitive at UT El Paso, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UT El Paso's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UT El Paso students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to UT El Paso. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in UT El Paso during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to UT El Paso?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UT El Paso.
Does UT El Paso accept transfer credits?
UT El Paso accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UT El Paso accepts:
Does UT El Paso accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
UT El Paso does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to UT El Paso?
UT El Paso is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is UT El Paso's acceptance rate?
UT El Paso's acceptance rate is 100%.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UT El Paso is May 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UT El Paso is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to UT El Paso is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into UT El Paso. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At UT El Paso, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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