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Texas A&M - GPA and Test Scores for Admission

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Texas A&M - GPA and Test Scores for Admission
Texas A&M University - GPA and Test Score Data for Admission

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Texas A&M accepts roughly two-thirds of all applicants. Admissions aren't painfully selective, but applicants will need decent grades and test scores to get admitted. In the graph above, green and blue represent accepted students. As you can see, the majority of accepted students had a GPA of B or higher, an SAT score (CR+M+W) above 1500, and an ACT composite score of 22 or higher. Chances of admission improve as those numbers go up. It's important to realize that there's a bit of red (rejected students) hidden beneath the blue and green in the middle of the graph. Some students with scores and grades that are on target for Texas A&M still get rejected.

Note also that a number of students were accepted with test scores and grades a bit below the norm. Texas A&M has holistic admissions, so the admissions officers are considering qualitative as well as quantitative information. Students who show some kind of interesting talent or have a compelling story to tell will often get a close look even if grades and test scores aren't quite up to the ideal. A winning essay, strong letters of recommendation, and interesting extracurricular activities are all important pieces of a successful application.

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