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#5 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

MUW Admission Requirements

Columbus, Mississippi

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Chances of getting into Mississippi University for Women

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
97.8%
Admission Difficulty for Mississippi University for Women
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1080-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
1%
SAT Scores for Mississippi University for Women
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1080
SAT Scores for Mississippi University for Women
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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Mississippi University for Women admission chances by SAT score
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%
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MUW ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
99%
ACT Scores for Mississippi University for Women
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Mississippi University for Women
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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mississippi University for Women admission chances by ACT score
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%
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MUW GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.27*
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Mississippi University for Women?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into MUW. 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

*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. 3.27 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Mississippi University for Women admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 465 120 585
Accepted 457 115 572
Acceptance Rate 98% 96% 98%
Enrolled 145 44 189
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 38% 33%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
288

Applicants have 288 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mississippi University for Women and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Mississippi University for Women
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=176035 IPEDS survey data for Mississippi University for Women.

FAQs

Does Mississippi University for Women prefer SAT or ACT?

1% of students submit their SAT scores to MUW. 99% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Mississippi University for Women?

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.

What SAT score is required for Mississippi University for Women?

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.

What ACT score is required for Mississippi University for Women?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 99% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.