Texas Longhorns Football Leads Big 12 Conference Posting Highest Academic Progress Rate in Program History

Texas football places at the top of all Big 12 football programs in the latest multi-year NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate released Wednesday.

The annual Academic Progress Rate is out, revealing Texas Longhorns football has reached an all-time high.

The Longhorns' latest multi-year APR score of 978 is the highest score in program history, and puts Texas at the top of all Big 12 football programs.


AUSTIN, Texas – The University of Texas Football program once again received its annual set of data to prove the Longhorns are advancing toward their ultimate goal – to graduate all student-athletes. The multi-year NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) was released on Wednesday afternoon.

Texas Football posted a multi-year mark of 978, it's highest score ever since the NCAA began releasing data in 2004-05. The Longhorns' score of 978 was also highest among Big 12 Conference football programs and marked a seven-point improvement from last season.

The APR provides a real-time look at a team's academic success by tracking the academic progress of each student-athlete during the school year. The APR accounts for eligibility, retention and graduation in the calculation and provides a measure of each team's academic performance.

This APR is based on data submitted by the institution for the 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 academic years.


SCHOOL Multi-year APR
Kansas State 975
Baylor 973
Iowa State 969
Oklahoma 965
TCU 955
Oklahoma State 953
Texas Tech 947
Kansas 943
West Virginia 940

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