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Itta Bena, Mississippi

Mississippi Valley State University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Mississippi Valley State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
86.3%
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 school has a 86% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Mississippi for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,192 out of 2,540 applicants were admitted making Mississippi Valley State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 81 percent. Mississippi Valley State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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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

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Mississippi Valley State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-19 
Applicants Submitting ACT
100%
ACT Scores for Mississippi Valley State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Mississippi Valley State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 18
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 19
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 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 17 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mississippi Valley State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
19 and Above Good >91%
17 to 19 Avg + 86%-91%
15 to 17 Avg - 78%-86%
13 to 15 Reach 68%-78%
Less than 13 Low <68%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.74
Typical High School Grades
B-

You can get into Mississippi Valley State University with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mississippi Valley State University was 2.74 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in Mississippi for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.74 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Mississippi Valley State University accepts 86% 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
3.75+ 4% Good
3.50 to 3.75 6% Good
3.25 to 3.50 14% Good
3.00 to 3.25 15% Good
2.75 to 3.00 33% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 18% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 8% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 2% Reach

Admission Statistics

Mississippi Valley State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,565 975 2,540
Accepted 1,397 795 2,192
Acceptance Rate 89% 82% 86%
Enrolled 184 196 380
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 25% 17%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mississippi Valley State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Mississippi Valley State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

100% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

86% 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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 19. 100% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.