The acceptance rate at Winona State University is 75%. It ranks #25 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Winona State University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 5,115 out of 6,804 applicants were admitted.
The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent (SAT 960/1130 ACT 19/25). Winona State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.42. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Winona State University application fee is $20 and applications are due by Mar 4.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Winona State University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 3% of students submitted SAT scores and 97% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||960|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1050
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Winona State University?
Winona State University typically prefers 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 870. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. Winona State University ranks #21 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 3 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Winona State University?
Admission data indicates that Winona State University 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 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Winona State University.
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What GPA do you need to get into Winona State University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Winona State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Winona State University was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #20 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.42 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Winona State University accepts 75% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||27.9%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||19.5%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||19.7%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||16.3%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||14.9%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||1.7%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
71% of Winona State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||11%|
|Top 25% of class||33%|
|Top 50% of class||71%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||27%||25%|
Applicants have 26 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Mar 4, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Winona State University is $20.
What are the requirements for admission to Winona State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175272 IPEDS survey data for Winona State University.
3% of students submit their SAT scores to Winona State University. 97% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
75% of those who apply are granted admission to Winona State University. Admission competition is 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 960 and 1130. 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 19 and 25. 97% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.