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Marshall, Minnesota

Southwest Minnesota State University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Southwest Minnesota State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
61.6%
Admission Difficulty for Southwest Minnesota State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Southwest Minnesota State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 62% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,264 out of 2,051 applicants were admitted making Southwest Minnesota State University 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 62 percent. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Southwest Minnesota State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Southwest Minnesota State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Southwest Minnesota State University
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

Southwest Minnesota State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for Southwest Minnesota State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Southwest Minnesota State University
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 Southwest Minnesota State University?

Admission data indicates that Southwest Minnesota State University 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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southwest Minnesota State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Southwest Minnesota State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >74%
21 to 24 Avg + 62%-74%
18 to 21 Avg - 49%-62%
15 to 18 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 15 Low <36%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Southwest Minnesota State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Southwest Minnesota State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,080 971 2,051
Accepted 685 579 1,264
Acceptance Rate 63% 60% 62%
Enrolled 188 144 332
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 25% 26%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Sep 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
42

Applicants have 42 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Sep 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Southwest Minnesota State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Southwest Minnesota State University
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=175078 IPEDS survey data for Southwest Minnesota State University.