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Freshman Admissions

State of Texas Uniform Admission Policy

Texas Education Code (TEC) 51.803-51.809 requires that all students meet one of the following college readiness standards in order to be eligible to be considered for admission at a Texas Four-Year Public Institution.

Successfully complete the recommended or advanced high school program or complete the portion of the program that was available to them; or

Satisfy the College Readiness Benchmarks on the SAT or ACT assessment

SAT – 1500 out of 2400 (Verbal + Math + Writing)

ACT – 18 English, 21 Reading, 22 Mathematics and 24 Science; or

Successfully complete a curriculum that is equivalent in content and rigor to the recommended or advanced high school program at a high school that is exempt from offering such programs

Students that do not meet one of first two requirements must prove they meet the third requirement by having their counselor fill out the High School Curriculum Certification Form and submit to The University of Texas at Tyler.

High School Curriculum Certification Form (to be completed by high school counselors)

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