|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
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How hard is it to get into Southwest Minnesota State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,447 out of 2,264 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 very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Southwest Minnesota State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Southwest Minnesota State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||457|
|SAT Math 25th||450|
|SAT Composite 25th||907|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||542|
|SAT Math 75th||545|
|SAT Composite 75th||1087|
|Average SAT Score||1000|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Southwest Minnesota State University?
Southwest Minnesota State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 907 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #26 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 3 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1087 and Above||Good||>75%|
|997 to 1087||Avg +||64%-75%|
|907 to 997||Avg -||51%-64%|
|817 to 907||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 817||Low||<38%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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. The school ranks #26 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southwest Minnesota State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>75%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||64%-75%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||51%-64%|
|15 to 18||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 15||Low||<38%|
What GPA do you need to get into Southwest Minnesota State University?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Southwest Minnesota State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southwest Minnesota State University was 3.21 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #24 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Southwest Minnesota State University accepts 64% of students who apply.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.21 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||21%||21%|
Applicants have 191 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Southwest Minnesota State University is $20.
What are the requirements for admission to Southwest Minnesota State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
3% of students submit their SAT scores to Southwest Minnesota State University. 96% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
64% of those who apply are granted admission to Southwest Minnesota State University. Admission competition is low 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 907 and 1087. 3% 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 18 and 24. 96% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.