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Mississippi Valley State University Admission Requirements

Itta Bena, Mississippi

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Chances of getting into Mississippi Valley State University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
83%
Admission Difficulty for Mississippi Valley State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into Mississippi Valley State University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Mississippi Valley State University is 83%.  It ranks #10 in Mississippi for lowest rate of acceptance. Mississippi Valley State University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,772 out of 3,351 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 93 percent (SAT 0/0 ACT 13/22). Mississippi Valley State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.88. 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Mississippi Valley State University application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 15.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Mississippi Valley State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

Mississippi Valley State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Mississippi Valley State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Mississippi Valley State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Mississippi Valley State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
13-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
100%
ACT Scores for Mississippi Valley State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 11
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 13
ACT Scores for Mississippi Valley State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 17

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Mississippi Valley State University?

Admission data indicates that Mississippi Valley State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 13 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 93 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 8 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #14 in Mississippi for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 100 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mississippi Valley State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mississippi Valley State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >90%
17 to 22 Avg + 83%-90%
13 to 17 Avg - 75%-83%
9 to 13 Reach 66%-75%
Less than 9 Low <66%
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Mississippi Valley State University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.88
Typical High School Grades
B-

What GPA do you need to get into Mississippi Valley State University?

You can get into Mississippi Valley State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mississippi Valley State University was 2.88 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Mississippi for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.88 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Mississippi Valley State University accepts 83% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Mississippi Valley State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 2.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 4.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 11.0% Good
3.25 to 3.49 9.0% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 15.0% Avg +
2.50 to 2.99 38.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 19.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 2.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

Applying

Admission Statistics

Mississippi Valley State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,151 1,200 3,351
Accepted 1,740 1,032 2,772
Acceptance Rate 81% 86% 83%
Enrolled 124 122 246
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 12% 9%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Mississippi Valley State University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Mississippi Valley State University Application Requirements
Test Scores 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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Mississippi Valley State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176044 IPEDS survey data for Mississippi Valley State University.

FAQs

Does Mississippi Valley State University prefer SAT or ACT?

100% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Mississippi Valley State University?

83% of those who apply are granted admission to Mississippi Valley State University. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Mississippi Valley State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 13 and 22. 100% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.