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Northwood University-Michigan Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Northwood University Michigan

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
79.1%
Admission Difficulty for Northwood University Michigan
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Northwood University-Michigan and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #35 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 869 out of 1,099 applicants were admitted making Northwood University Michigan an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. Northwood University Michigan typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Northwood University-Michigan SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
85%
SAT Scores for Northwood University Michigan
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Northwood University Michigan
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1080

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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 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #25 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Northwood University Michigan admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >86%
1075 to 1190 Avg + 79%-86%
960 to 1075 Avg - 69%-79%
845 to 960 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 845 Low <57%
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Northwood University-Michigan ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
31%
ACT Scores for Northwood University Michigan
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Northwood University Michigan
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 #31 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 31 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Northwood University Michigan.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Northwood University Michigan admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >87%
21 to 25 Avg + 79%-87%
18 to 21 Avg - 70%-79%
15 to 18 Reach 60%-70%
Less than 15 Low <60%
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Northwood University-Michigan GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.25
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Northwood University Michigan?

Applicants require 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 grades are above the average 3.25 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Northwood University-Michigan accepts 79% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Northwood University Michigan students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

71% of Northwood University Michigan freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Northwood University Michigan students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 40%
Top 50% of class 71%
Bottom 50% of class 29%
Bottom 25% of class 7%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Northwood University Michigan admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 377 722 1,099
Accepted 291 578 869
Acceptance Rate 77% 80% 79%
Enrolled 86 213 299
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 37% 34%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Northwood University Michigan and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does Northwood University Michigan prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Northwood University Michigan?

79% of those who apply are granted admission to Northwood University-Michigan. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Northwood University Michigan?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1190. 85% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Northwood University Michigan?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 31% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.