If you are applying to UT Tyler, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 24 and the application fee is $60.
Students who submit their applications to UT Tyler for the fall semester should hear back from UT Tyler by September 1.
The following is an overiew of some of UT Tyler's admissions stats.
|UT Tyler 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||11%|
|Mean SAT Score||1143|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||41%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||23%|
These are the application deadlines for The University of Texas at Tyler.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
UT Tyler does not offer early decision or early action.
For more information on transferring to The University of Texas at Tyler, contact the school directly.
UT Tyler 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 decides which factors are are 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 apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
What does UT Tyler consider 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|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with UT Tyler for more information on admission factors.
To apply to UT Tyler, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with UT Tyler's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to UT Tyler have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 30% submitted a class rank. At UT Tyler 11% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36% were in the top 25% and 70% were in the top 50%.
At The University of Texas at Tyler, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||28.62%|
|3.50 and 3.74||27.34%|
|3.25 and 3.49||18.53%|
|3.00 and 3.24||10.5%|
|2.50 and 2.9||10.46%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.73%|
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 Tyler directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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 Tyler looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
UT Tyler is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 41% of UT Tyler's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 23% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other UT Tyler applicants, you should strive to score between 1040 and 1250 (or higher!) on the SAT. At UT Tyler 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1250 and 25% of scored lower than 1040, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a UT Tyler student is 1143.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UT Tyler students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UT Tyler students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.
To be most competitive at UT Tyler, you should strive to earn between 19 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UT Tyler's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UT Tyler students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in UT Tyler during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to UT Tyler?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UT Tyler.
Does UT Tyler accept transfer credits?
✅ UT Tyler accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does UT Tyler accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ UT Tyler accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to UT Tyler?
❌ No, UT Tyler is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is UT Tyler's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for UT Tyler is 94%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at UT Tyler?
❌ UT Tyler does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into UT Tyler? UT Tyler is a somewhat selective institution. The UT Tyler acceptance rate is 94%. This means that the institution accepts 93 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UT Tyler is Aug 24.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UT Tyler is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1250 and Above
1040 to 1250
1040 and Less
The median SAT score for UT Tyler students is 1143. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UT Tyler, while applicants with SAT scores between 1040 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1040 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UT Tyler.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At UT Tyler, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.44. 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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