UAH Acceptance Rate

UAH Acceptance Rate

University of Alabama in Huntsville can be found in Huntsville, AL, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of Alabama in Huntsville has an enrollment of nearly 7,900 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores between 1020 (25th percentile) – 1290 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 23 (25th percentile) – 29 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants that get into UAH. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the UAH average GPA ranges from 3.28 to 3.57 for accepted students. UAH sends acceptance letters to about 80 percent of applicants per year. Of those that are accepted, roughly 39 percent registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UAH Acceptance Rate – Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Alabama in Huntsville was reported as 80.6% in Fall 2013 with over 2,050 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UAH ACT Scores: 23 – 29
  • UAH Average GPA: 3.28 – 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Alabama in Huntsville?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of Alabama in Huntsville is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2016 Projection


Year Acceptance Rate
2009 72.1
2010 66.1
2011 63.7
2012 77.7
2013 80.6

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2016-2017 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Alabama in Huntsville has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 72.1%
  • 2010-2011: 66.1%
  • 2011-2012: 63.7%
  • 2012-2013: 77.7%
  • 2013-2014: 80.6%
  • Projected UAH Acceptance Rate 2016-2017: 74.6%

How Does UAH Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Alabama in Huntsville is forty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

School Acceptance Rate
Oakwood University 34.4%
Alabama A & M University 89.9%
Sewanee-The University of the South 60.3%
University of North Alabama 80.9%
Covenant College 57.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates – Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,…) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

Total Male Female
Applicants 2,054 57.6% 42.4%
Admitted 1,656 58.9% 41.1%
Enrolled 651 60.8% 39.2%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UAH (Fall 2013)

ACT® Score Range
English 22 – 30
Math 22 – 28
Composite Score 23 – 29



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