Mid-Continent University Admission Requirements

Mayfield, Kentucky

Chances of getting into Mid Continent University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Mid Continent University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Mid-Continent University and can I get accepted? The school has a 87% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Kentucky for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 365 out of 419 applicants were admitted making Mid Continent University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 84 percent. Mid Continent University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 72% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Mid Continent University is a prized outcome for many students.

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Mid-Continent University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Mid Continent University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 420
SAT Math 25th 410
SAT Composite 25th 830
SAT Scores for Mid Continent University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1080
Average SAT Score 960

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mid Continent University?

Mid Continent University typically requires applicants to be in the top 87 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 830 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 700. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. The school ranks #21 in Kentucky for highest average SAT composite score. 2 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Mid Continent University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1080 and Above Good >92%
955 to 1080 Avg + 87%-92%
830 to 955 Avg - 80%-87%
705 to 830 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 705 Low <70%
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Mid-Continent University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Mid Continent University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Mid Continent University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Mid-Continent University?

Admission data indicates that Mid-Continent University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 10 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 in Kentucky for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 70 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mid Continent University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mid Continent University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >92%
19 to 24 Avg + 87%-92%
15 to 19 Avg - 81%-87%
11 to 15 Reach 72%-81%
Less than 11 Low <72%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need about average high school grades to get into Mid Continent University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mid Continent University was 3.13 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #24 in Kentucky for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.13 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Mid-Continent University accepts 87% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

Mid Continent University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 233 186 419
Accepted 208 157 365
Acceptance Rate 89% 84% 87%
Enrolled 151 111 262
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 73% 71% 72%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 57 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Mid-Continent University before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mid Continent University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Mid Continent University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157359 IPEDS survey data for Mid Continent University.

Frequently Asked Questions

2% of students submit their SAT scores to Mid-Continent University. 70% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

87% of those who apply are granted admission to Mid-Continent University. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 830 and 1080. 2% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 24. 70% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.