MUW Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Mississippi University for Women
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into MUW and can I get accepted? The school has a 98% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in Mississippi for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 572 out of 585 applicants were admitted making Mississippi University for Women an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Mississippi University for Women typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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MUW SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT1%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1080|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||530|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1110|
|Average SAT Score||1100|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mississippi University for Women?
Mississippi University for Women typically requires applicants to be in the top 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 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 1060. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in Mississippi for highest average SAT composite score. 1 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1110 and Above||Good||>99%|
|1095 to 1110||Avg +||98%-99%|
|1080 to 1095||Avg -||97%-98%|
|1065 to 1080||Reach||94%-97%|
|Less than 1065||Low||<94%|
MUW ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT99%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|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 MUW?
Admission data indicates that MUW 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 #9 in Mississippi for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 99 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mississippi University for Women.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>99%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||98%-99%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||97%-98%|
|15 to 18||Reach||94%-97%|
|Less than 15||Low||<94%|
Avg. High School GPA3.27*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need above average high school grades to get into Mississippi University for Women. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mississippi University for Women was 3.27 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in Mississippi for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.27 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as MUW accepts 98% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||38%||33%|
What are the requirements for admission to Mississippi University for Women and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176035 IPEDS survey data for Mississippi University for Women.
Frequently Asked Questions
1% of students submit their SAT scores to MUW. 99% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
98% of those who apply are granted admission to MUW. Admission competition is 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 1080 and 1110. 1% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.