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11/16/2020 at 05:18PM

How competitive is admission into UTD for computer engineering

UTD engineering How competitive is it?

Gpa stats

Sat stats

I am an IB diploma student will that make me competitive?

@DebaterMAX11/16/2020 at 07:23PM

Is this UT-Dallas?

[🎤 AUTHOR]@Manassingh2511/17/2020 at 02:06PM

yes @DebaterMAX

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2 answers

11/17/2020 at 02:17PM

Admissions competitiveness depends on whether you're in-state or out-of-state. If you're out of state, then it could get tougher.

That being said, to gauge how competitive it is, search for the acceptance rate by subject. The general acceptance rate is close to 70%, but this could reduce when you factor in the fact that Computing related majors are more competitive, generally, than other majors.

Good luck.

@DebaterMAX11/17/2020 at 02:48PM

OP said engineering not computing. While similar they are different.

@Cross11/17/2020 at 03:05PM

Thank you for commenting. I am aware that OP said Engineering. My point is that courses related to computing as a whole (ComputerEng, CS, SoftwareEng) are more competitive than courses unrelated to computing. CompEng is more competitive than ChemEng or MechEng. CS is even more competitive than some Engr courses, so my answer still stands.

@DebaterMAX11/17/2020 at 04:45PM

Yes I agree I just didn’t know if you were making the point above or was just using it in a way I didn’t understand but yeh computing courses are super comepetitive often more than STEM so


11/17/2020 at 02:47PM

So UTD as a whole admits 70% of its students and I couldn't find data on this but for all texas schools public ones at least favor instate residents by a significant margin. As UTD is kinda the closest thing you'll get to a texas version of cal poly (STEM-based institution) but as they do have other majors that's 70% may become 60% in regards to engineering students. The average ACT is a 28 (low 1300s SAT) with a minimum of high 1100s.Im not sure how correct this is but a site (3rd party) has the average gpa as 3.78. Also according to their website they do facto in rigor and IB is definitely rigor. Id encourage you to go to the school search and type it dallas and you should see UTD and be able to find other school statistics. Hope this helps!