Midland, Michigan

Northwood University-Michigan Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Northwood University Michigan

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Northwood University Michigan
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Northwood University-Michigan and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 976 out of 1,445 applicants were admitted making Northwood University-Michigan a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. Northwood University Michigan typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Northwood University-Michigan SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Northwood University Michigan
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Northwood University Michigan
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1090

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Northwood University Michigan?

Northwood University Michigan typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #23 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 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

Northwood University Michigan admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >78%
1085 to 1180 Avg + 68%-78%
990 to 1085 Avg - 56%-68%
895 to 990 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 895 Low <42%
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Northwood University-Michigan ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Northwood University Michigan
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Northwood University Michigan
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Northwood University-Michigan?

Admission data indicates that Northwood University-Michigan regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #31 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 31 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Northwood University Michigan.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Northwood University Michigan admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >80%
21 to 24 Avg + 68%-80%
19 to 21 Avg - 58%-68%
17 to 19 Reach 48%-58%
Less than 17 Low <48%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need above average high school grades to get into Northwood University Michigan. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Northwood University Michigan was 3.25 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #25 in Michigan for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Northwood University-Michigan accepts 68% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Northwood University Michigan admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 540 905 1,445
Accepted 348 628 976
Acceptance Rate 64% 69% 68%
Enrolled 80 183 263
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 29% 27%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Northwood University Michigan and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Northwood University Michigan
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=171492 IPEDS survey data for Northwood University Michigan.

Frequently Asked Questions

85% of students submit their SAT scores to Northwood University-Michigan. 31% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Northwood University-Michigan. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1180. 85% 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 19 and 24. 31% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.