Morningside College Admission RequirementsSioux City, Iowa
Chances of getting into Morningside College
How hard is it to get into Morningside College and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Iowa for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,525 out of 4,385 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 RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT-
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|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
Applicants Submitting ACT100%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|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. The school ranks #16 in Iowa for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 100 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Morningside College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>72%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||58%-72%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||47%-58%|
|18 to 20||Reach||37%-47%|
|Less than 18||Low||<37%|
Avg. High School GPA3.38
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #18 in Iowa for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Morningside College accepts 58% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
78% of Morningside College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||17%||14%|
What are the requirements for admission to Morningside College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
100% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
58% of those who apply are granted admission to Morningside College. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.