Calculus Readiness Requirement

Freshman applicants seeking admission to the Cockrell School must meet the Calculus Readiness Requirement. To meet the requirement, students must submit one of the following by the official admissions application deadline:

  • SAT Math score of 620 or above*
  • ACT Math score of 26 or above*
  • AB or BC AP Calculus Test score of 3 or higher
  • IB Mathematics HL or SL Examinations score of 4 or higher
  • Transcript from a college or university with credit for a college level Calculus I course (or higher) with a grade of C or higher
  • An official high school transcript showing credit for a Calculus I (or higher) course with a grade of C or higher
  • An official high school transcript showing credit for a Precalculus course with a grade of C or higher
  • Five years or more of high school math courses at or above the level of Algebra I

For additional information, contact Engineering Student Services at 512-471-4321.

*Freshman applicants for Fall 2021 not submitting the SAT or ACT: Additional tests may be required to ensure students receive adequate academic support services, especially in math-intensive majors. Students will be contacted if there are additional testing requirements.

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