The acceptance rate at MUW is 99%. It ranks #15 in Mississippi for lowest rate of acceptance. Mississippi University for Women is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 419 out of 422 applicants were admitted.
The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent (SAT 850/1180 ACT 18/24). Mississippi University for Women typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.49. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The MUW application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jul 15.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Mississippi University for Women is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||440|
|SAT Math 25th||410|
|SAT Composite 25th||850|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
|Average SAT Score||1020
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mississippi University for Women?
Students who get into Mississippi University for Women score in the top 85 percent of all SAT test takers.. The SAT composite score range for the middle 50% of students is 850-1180. The school consistently admits SAT composite scores down to 850 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 680. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. MUW ranks #10 in Mississippi for highest average SAT composite score. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into MUW?
MUW regularly accepts students who score 18 and above on the ACT. These students typically score in the top 62 percent nationally. The ACT composite score range for the middle 50% of students is 18-24. We estimate the school accepting a minimum ACT composite score 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 #10 in Mississippi for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mississippi University for Women.
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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 3.49 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 3.49 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as MUW accepts 99% of all applicants.
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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022
54% of Mississippi University for Women freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||24%|
|Top 25% of class||54%|
|Top 50% of class||84%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||40%||50%||41%|
Applicants have 115 days left until the Fall 2023 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Mississippi University for Women is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Mississippi University for Women and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|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=176035 IPEDS survey data for Mississippi University for Women.
4% of students submit their SAT scores to MUW. 96% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
99% of those who apply are granted admission to MUW. 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 850 and 1180. 4% 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.