Uniform Admission Policy - Freshman
Texas Education Code (TEC) 51.803-51.809 (State of Texas Uniform Admission Policy) requires that all students meet one of the following college readiness standards in order to be eligible for consideration at a Texas Four-Year Public Institution.
- Successfully complete the recommended or advanced/distinguished high school program or complete the portion of the program that was available to them; or
- Successfully complete a curriculum that is equivalent in content and rigor to the recommended or advanced/distinguished high school program at a high school that is exempt from offering such programs; or
- Satisfy the College Readiness Benchmarks on the SAT or ACT assessment
|Test Format||College Readiness Benchmark|
|SAT||1500 out of 2400 (Verbal + Math + Writing)|
|New SAT||1090 out of 1600 (560 ERWS + MSS)|
|ACT||18 English, 22 Reading, 22 Mathematics and 23 Science|
Exemptions from the Policy
To claim an exemption from the Policy, students must submit one of the two Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board exemption forms completed by the high school counselor or other school official in addition to all other required credentials for admission by the freshman admissions priority deadline. The forms below can be printed and submitted via the instructions on either two forms.