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Missouri Baptist University Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Missouri Baptist University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
65%
Admission Difficulty for Missouri Baptist University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow
How hard is it to get into Missouri Baptist University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Missouri Baptist University is 65%.  It ranks #19 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Missouri Baptist University is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 496 out of 765 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent (SAT 840/1050 ACT 18/23). Missouri Baptist University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.26. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. Of those applicants who were admitted, 50% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Missouri Baptist University is a prized outcome for many students.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Missouri Baptist 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.

Missouri Baptist University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
840-1050
Applicants Submitting SAT
17%
SAT Scores for Missouri Baptist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 430
SAT Math 25th 410
SAT Composite 25th 840
SAT Scores for Missouri Baptist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 510
SAT Composite 75th 1050
Average SAT Score 950

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Missouri Baptist University?

Missouri Baptist University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 86 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 840 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 730. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 950 out of 1600. Missouri Baptist University ranks #27 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Missouri Baptist University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1050 and Above Good >76%
945 to 1050 Avg + 65%-76%
840 to 945 Avg - 52%-65%
735 to 840 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 735 Low <39%
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Missouri Baptist University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for Missouri Baptist University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Missouri Baptist University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Missouri Baptist University?

Admission data indicates that Missouri Baptist University 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. The school ranks #31 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Missouri Baptist University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Missouri Baptist University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >78%
20 to 23 Avg + 65%-78%
18 to 20 Avg - 55%-65%
16 to 18 Reach 44%-55%
Less than 16 Low <44%
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Missouri Baptist University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.26
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Missouri Baptist University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Missouri Baptist University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Missouri Baptist University was 3.26 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #37 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Missouri Baptist University accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

64% of Missouri Baptist University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Missouri Baptist University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 10%
Top 25% of class 33%
Top 50% of class 64%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Missouri Baptist University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 349 416 765
Accepted 242 254 496
Acceptance Rate 69% 61% 65%
Enrolled 119 130 249
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 49% 51% 50%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Missouri Baptist University is $35.

Application Requirements

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

Missouri Baptist University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Missouri Baptist 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=178244 IPEDS survey data for Missouri Baptist University.

FAQs

Does Missouri Baptist University prefer SAT or ACT?

17% of students submit their SAT scores to Missouri Baptist University. 91% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Missouri Baptist University?

65% of those who apply are granted admission to Missouri Baptist University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Missouri Baptist University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 840 and 1050. 17% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Missouri Baptist University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 91% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.