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Sioux City, Iowa

Morningside College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Morningside College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
55.2%
Admission Difficulty for Morningside College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Morningside College and can I get accepted? The school has a 55% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,540 out of 4,603 applicants were admitted making Morningside College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. Morningside College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Morningside College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Morningside College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Morningside College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

Morningside College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
100%
ACT Scores for Morningside College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Morningside College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Morningside College?

Admission data indicates that Morningside College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 100 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Morningside College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Morningside College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >70%
22 to 25 Avg + 55%-70%
20 to 22 Avg - 44%-55%
18 to 20 Reach 34%-44%
Less than 18 Low <34%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.38
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Morningside College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Morningside College was 3.38 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Morningside College accepts 55% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Morningside College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 28% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

78% of Morningside College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Morningside College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 43%
Top 50% of class 78%
Bottom 50% of class 22%
Bottom 25% of class 2%

Admission Statistics

Morningside College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,657 1,946 4,603
Accepted 1,442 1,098 2,540
Acceptance Rate 54% 56% 55%
Enrolled 168 186 354
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 17% 14%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Morningside College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Morningside College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Morningside College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154004 IPEDS survey data for Morningside College.