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Springfield, Missouri

Missouri State University-Springfield Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Missouri State University Springfield

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
84%
Admission Difficulty for Missouri State University Springfield
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Missouri State University-Springfield and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate. Last year, 7,944 out of 9,453 applicants were admitted making Missouri State University Springfield an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. Missouri State University Springfield typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Missouri State University-Springfield SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1100-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
2%
SAT Scores for Missouri State University Springfield
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Missouri State University Springfield
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1310
Average SAT Score 1210

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

Missouri State University Springfield typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. 2 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

Missouri State University Springfield admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >90%
1205 to 1310 Avg + 84%-90%
1100 to 1205 Avg - 76%-84%
995 to 1100 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 995 Low <64%
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Missouri State University-Springfield ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
97%
ACT Scores for Missouri State University Springfield
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Missouri State University Springfield
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Missouri State University Springfield.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Missouri State University Springfield admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >91%
23 to 26 Avg + 84%-91%
21 to 23 Avg - 77%-84%
19 to 21 Reach 69%-77%
Less than 19 Low <69%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.58
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need 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 3.58 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.58 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Missouri State University-Springfield accepts 84% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Missouri State University Springfield students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 41% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 11% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

53% of Missouri State University Springfield freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Missouri State University Springfield students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 24%
Top 25% of class 53%
Top 50% of class 84%
Bottom 50% of class 16%
Bottom 25% of class 3%

Admission Statistics

Missouri State University Springfield admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,846 3,607 9,453
Accepted 4,984 2,960 7,944
Acceptance Rate 85% 82% 84%
Enrolled 1,955 1,282 3,237
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 39% 43% 41%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 20, 2019
Days left to Apply
2

Applicants have 2 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jul 20, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Missouri State University Springfield and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Missouri State University Springfield 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 Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Missouri State University Springfield
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=179566 IPEDS survey data for Missouri State University Springfield.