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Applicants are considered first-time freshmen if the students’ first enrollment at a college/university, excluding summer, will occur at UTD within two years of graduating from high school or if they earn college credit before high school graduation.
Applicants are reviewed individually and holistically. Consideration is given to factors such as overall grades in academic coursework and trends in achievement; strength of high school curriculum, including level of rigor (AP, IB, dual credit); high school rank and GPA; SAT or ACT test scores; ability to be successful in intended major; and information provided in the résumé, essay and/or letters of recommendation.
Applicants who have previously completed college-level coursework at an accredited institution (excluding the summer following high school graduation) will be reviewed individually and holistically for admission as a transfer student. Consideration is given to factors such as cumulative GPA, overall academic coursework and performance; preparation for and ability to be successful in intended major; and information provided in the resume, essay and/or letters of recommendation.
Applicants are eligible for assured transfer admission by meeting all of the following criteria of 42 or more transferable credit hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (no more than 90 attempted hours) and must be in good standing with the last college or university attended.
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