MUW Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Mississippi University for Women
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into MUW? The school has a 98% acceptance rate. Last year, 694 out of 708 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 easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 48 percent. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Mississippi University for Women
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1140
SAT Scores for Mississippi University for Women
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Estimated Average SAT 1210
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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 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 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 1070. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Mississippi University for Women admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >99%
1205 to 1270 Avg + 98%-99%
1140 to 1205 Avg - 97%-98%
1075 to 1140 Reach 94%-97%
Less than 1075 Low <94%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Mississippi University for Women
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Mississippi University for Women
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Estimated Average ACT 20
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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 99 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mississippi University for Women.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mississippi University for Women admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >99%
20 to 23 Avg + 98%-99%
18 to 20 Avg - 97%-98%
16 to 18 Reach 95%-97%
Less than 16 Low <95%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Mississippi University for Women has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Mississippi University for Women admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 526 182 708
Accepted 518 176 694
Acceptance Rate 98% 97% 98%
Enrolled 155 62 217
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 35% 31%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mississippi University for Women and what considerations affect 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.