The acceptance rate at Missouri State University-Springfield is 87%. It ranks #32 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Missouri State University Springfield is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 8,303 out of 9,591 applicants were admitted.
The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent (SAT 1020/1220 ACT 21/27). Missouri State University Springfield typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.73. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Missouri State University-Springfield application fee is $0 and applications are due by Apr 15.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Missouri State University Springfield 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||510|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1020|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||1120
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Missouri State University Springfield?
Missouri State University Springfield typically prefers applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 920. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. Missouri State University-Springfield ranks #17 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 2 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Missouri State University-Springfield?
Admission data indicates that Missouri State University-Springfield regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Missouri State University Springfield.
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What GPA do you need to get into Missouri State University Springfield?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Missouri State University-Springfield. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Missouri State University Springfield was 3.73 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.73 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Missouri State University-Springfield accepts 87% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||23.63%||Avg|
|3.50 to 3.74||18.13%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||12.68%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||8.74%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||5.7%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0.8%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.24%||Reach|
|less than 1.00||0%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
55% of Missouri State University Springfield 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||55%|
|Top 50% of class||87%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||31%||34%||32%|
Applicants have 190 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 15, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Missouri State University Springfield is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Missouri State University Springfield and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|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=179566 IPEDS survey data for Missouri State University Springfield.
2% of students submit their SAT scores to Missouri State University-Springfield. 96% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
87% of those who apply are granted admission to Missouri State University-Springfield. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1220. 2% 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 21 and 27. 96% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.