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SAT Scores for Admission to Top Texas Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data for 13 Top Colleges

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Do you have the SAT scores do you need to get into one of the top Texas colleges and universities? This side-by-side comparison shows scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target for admission to one of these top colleges in Texas.

Realize, of course, that SAT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers at these Texas colleges will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.

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Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics

Top Texas Colleges SAT Scores (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
Reading Math Writing
25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Austin College 560 660 570 670 530 650
Baylor 550 660 570 670 530 650
Rice 660 750 700 780 660 760
St. Edwards 510 620 510 610 490 603
Southern Methodist (SMU) 590 680 600 690 570 680
Southwestern 530 660 550 650 - -
Texas A&M 520 640 560 670 500 610
Texas Christian 530 630 550 650 550 650
Texas Tech 500 590 520 620 470 570
Trinity University 570 680 580 670 - -
University of Dallas 550 670 530 640 530 660
UT Austin 550 670 580 710 540 680
UT Dallas 560 680 600 710 - -
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