If you want to apply to University of Dallas, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the application fee is $50.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|University of Dallas 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.9|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||38%|
|Mean SAT Score||1247|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||61%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||46%|
University of Dallas does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast!
University of Dallas accepts about 51% of early action applicants and 54% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, University of Dallas admitted 1,615 of the 3,195 who applied 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 University of Dallas is moderately difficult. University of Dallas evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, University of Dallas accepted 54% of students, around 2,498 of the 4,645 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Dallas, 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.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important 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 apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to University of Dallas must submit the following items. Double check with University of Dallas's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||minimum 2.5 GPA for transfers|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Dallas have an average unweighted GPA of 3.9.
Out of all students that were admitted, 17% submitted a class rank. At University of Dallas 38% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 76% were in the top 25% and 94% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Dallas, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||25.76%|
|3.50 and 3.74||17.17%|
|3.25 and 3.49||7.48%|
|3.00 and 3.24||4.99%|
|2.50 and 2.9||0.83%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
University of Dallas considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of Dallas 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 2021, 61% of University of Dallas's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 46% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Dallas applicants, you should strive to earn between 1130 and 1335 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Dallas 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1335 and 25% of scored lower than 1130, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a University of Dallas student is 1247.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Dallas students scored 660 or higher and 75% of students scored 580 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Dallas students scored 690 or higher, and 75% scored a 580 or higher.
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To be most competitive at University of Dallas, you should strive to earn between 23 and 30 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 30 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Dallas's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 30, and three out of four students scored lower than 30 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Dallas students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Dallas.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is December 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Dallas during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Dallas?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Dallas.
Does University of Dallas accept transfer credits?
University of Dallas accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does University of Dallas accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of Dallas accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Dallas?
No, University of Dallas is test optional, so you can choose whether to include your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
What is University of Dallas's acceptance rate?
University of Dallas's acceptance rate is 54%.
What is the early action acceptance rate at University of Dallas?
The early action acceptance rate at University of Dallas was 51% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into University of Dallas? University of Dallas is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Dallas acceptance rate is 54%. This means that the institution accepts 53 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Dallas is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Dallas is Dec 1.
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 University of Dallas is 27. Students with an ACT score of 30 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Dallas. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 30 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1335 and Above
1130 to 1335
1130 and Less
The median SAT score for University of Dallas students is 1247. Applicants with SAT scores of 1335 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Dallas, while applicants with SAT scores between 1130 to 1335 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1130 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Dallas.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Dallas, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.9. 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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