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Missouri University of Science and Technology Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Missouri University of Science and Technology

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
81%
Admission Difficulty for Missouri University of Science and Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very High 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Missouri University of Science and Technology and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Missouri University of Science and Technology is 81%.  It ranks #29 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Missouri University of Science and Technology is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 4,503 out of 5,528 applicants were admitted.

The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 18 percent (SAT 1238/1390 ACT 26/31). Missouri University of Science and Technology typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.8. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Missouri University of Science and Technology application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Missouri University of Science and Technology. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 5% of students submitted SAT scores and 93% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Missouri University of Science and Technology SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1238-1390
Applicants Submitting SAT 
5%
SAT Scores for Missouri University of Science and Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 598
SAT Math 25th 640
SAT Composite 25th 1238
SAT Scores for Missouri University of Science and Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 720
SAT Composite 75th 1390
Average SAT Score 1310

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Missouri University of Science and Technology?

Missouri University of Science and Technology typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1238 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 1170. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1310 out of 1600. Missouri University of Science and Technology ranks #2 in Missouri and #112 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 5 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Missouri University of Science and Technology admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1390 and Above Good >89%
1314 to 1390 Avg + 81%-89%
1238 to 1314 Avg - 69%-81%
1162 to 1238 Reach 54%-69%
Less than 1162 Low <54%
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Missouri University of Science and Technology ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
26-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
93%
ACT Scores for Missouri University of Science and Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 25
ACT Composite 25th 26
ACT Scores for Missouri University of Science and Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 31
ACT Composite 75th 31
Average ACT Score 28

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Missouri University of Science and Technology?

Admission data indicates that Missouri University of Science and Technology regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Missouri and #149 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Missouri University of Science and Technology admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
31 and Above Good >90%
28 to 31 Avg + 81%-90%
26 to 28 Avg - 72%-81%
24 to 26 Reach 60%-72%
Less than 24 Low <60%
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Missouri University of Science and Technology GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.8
Typical High School Grades 
A-

What GPA do you need to get into Missouri University of Science and Technology?

Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Missouri University of Science and Technology. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Missouri University of Science and Technology was 3.8 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.8 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Missouri University of Science and Technology accepts 81% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Missouri University of Science and Technology students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 48.6% Good
3.75 to 3.99 22.7% Avg
3.50 to 3.74 15.0% Reach
3.25 to 3.49 8.4% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 3.4% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 1.5% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 0.46% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

73.7% of Missouri University of Science and Technology freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Missouri University of Science and Technology students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 41.5%
Top 25% of class 73.7%
Top 50% of class 95%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Missouri University of Science and Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,750 3,778 5,528
Accepted 1,332 3,171 4,503
Acceptance Rate 76% 84% 81%
Enrolled 246 865 1,111
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 27% 25%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
242

Applicants have 242 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Missouri University of Science and Technology is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Missouri University of Science and Technology Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Missouri University of Science and Technology
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=178411 IPEDS survey data for Missouri University of Science and Technology.

FAQs

Does Missouri University of Science and Technology prefer SAT or ACT?

5% of students submit their SAT scores to Missouri University of Science and Technology. 93% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Missouri University of Science and Technology?

81% of those who apply are granted admission to Missouri University of Science and Technology. Admission competition is and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Missouri University of Science and Technology?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1238 and 1390. 5% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Missouri University of Science and Technology?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 26 and 31. 93% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.