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UTB Admission Requirements

First-Time Freshmen

Spring 2014

Spring 2014 Requirements

High School Ranking Top Quarter Guaranteed Admission Second Quarter Third Quarter Fourth Quarter
SAT Combined Score Math and Verbal Guaranteed Admission. No minimum score required. 790 or higher CR + M 830 or higher CR + M 870 or higher CR + M
OR
ACT Composite Score Guaranteed Admission. No minimum score required. 16 Minimum Composite Score 17 Minimum Composite Score 18 Minimum Composite Score

Summer 2014

Summer 2014 Requirements

High School Ranking Top Quarter Guaranteed Admission Second Quarter Third Quarter Fourth Quarter
SAT Combined Score Math and Verbal Guaranteed Admission. No minimum score required. 790 or higher CR + M 830 or higher CR + M 870 or higher CR + M
OR
ACT Composite Score Guaranteed Admission. No minimum score required. 16 Minimum Composite Score 17 Minimum Composite Score 18 Minimum Composite Score

Fall 2014

Fall 2014 Requirements

High School Ranking Top Quarter Guaranteed Admission Second Quarter Third Quarter Fourth Quarter
SAT Combined Score Math and Verbal Guaranteed Admission. No minimum score required. 830 or higher CR + M 870 or higher CR + M 910 or higher CR + M
OR
ACT Composite Score Guaranteed Admission. No minimum score required. 17 Minimum Composite Score 18 Minimum Composite Score 19 Minimum Composite Score

Note: Must submit SAT or ACT score.

Transfer Students

Summer 2014

Less than 24 Transferable Semester Credit Hours

Must meet the freshman admissions requirements, including SAT/ACT scores

High School Ranking Top Quarter Guaranteed Admission Second Quarter Third Quarter Fourth Quarter
SAT Combined Score Math and Verbal Guaranteed Admission. No minimum score required. 790 or higher CR + M 830 or higher CR + M 870 or higher CR + M
OR
ACT Composite Score Guaranteed Admission. No minimum score required. 16 Minimum Composite Score 17 Minimum Composite Score 18 Minimum Composite Score

* All applicants must meet one of the Texas Education codes.

  • Minimum 2.00 GPA on all previous college work; only courses with a "C" or better are eligible for transfer.
  • Be in "GOOD" standing with the last college or university attended.

24 or more transferable semester credit hours

  • Minimum 2.00 GPA on all previous college work; only courses with a "C" or better are eligible for transfer.
  • Be in "GOOD" standing with the last college or university attended.

Note: Students who are currently attending TSC and are seeking to attend UT Brownsville will need to submit an undergraduate admission application for UT Brownsville.

Fall 2014

Less than 24 Transferable Semester Credit Hours

Must meet the freshman admissions requirements, including SAT/ACT scores

Fall 2014 Requirements

High School Ranking Top Quarter Guaranteed Admission Second Quarter Third Quarter Fourth Quarter
SAT Combined Score Math and Verbal Guaranteed Admission. No minimum score required. 830 or higher CR + M 870 or higher CR + M 910 or higher CR + M
OR
ACT Composite Score Guaranteed Admission. No minimum score required. 17 Minimum Composite Score 18 Minimum Composite Score 19 Minimum Composite Score

* All applicants must meet one of the Texas Education codes.

  • Minimum 2.00 GPA on all previous college work; only courses with a "C" or better are eligible for transfer.
  • Be in "GOOD" standing with the last college or university attended.

24 or more transferable semester credit hours

  • Minimum 2.00 GPA on all previous college work; only courses with a "C" or better are eligible for transfer.
  • Be in "GOOD" standing with the last college or university attended.

Note: Students who are currently attending TSC and are seeking to attend UT Brownsville will need to submit an undergraduate admission application for UT Brownsville.

In August of 2011, The University of Texas System Board of Regents took important steps at their meeting to launch the new UTB towards its next evolutionary phase by approving new admissions standards. The university is currently awaiting approval from the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges.

Disclaimer: The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificate, associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College.

 

 

 

Admissions and Recruitment

 Enrollment Center @ The Tower, Main 1.100

One West University Boulevard
Brownsville, Texas 78520

Phone: 956-882-8295
Fax: 956-882-7810
admissions@utb.edu

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