|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Northwest and can I get accepted? The school has a 80% acceptance rate ranking it #28 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,523 out of 8,143 applicants were admitted making Northwest Missouri State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. Northwest Missouri State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Northwest Missouri State University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 1% of students submitted SAT scores and 97% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||990|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
|Average SAT Score||1090|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Northwest Missouri State University?
Northwest Missouri State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 1 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1180 and Above||Good||>87%|
|1085 to 1180||Avg +||80%-87%|
|990 to 1085||Avg -||70%-80%|
|895 to 990||Reach||58%-70%|
|Less than 895||Low||<58%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Northwest?
Admission data indicates that Northwest regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Northwest Missouri State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>88%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||80%-88%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||72%-80%|
|17 to 19||Reach||63%-72%|
|Less than 17||Low||<63%|
What GPA do you need to get into Northwest Missouri State University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Northwest. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Northwest Missouri State University was 3.45 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.45 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Northwest accepts 80% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||32.0%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||23.0%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||15.0%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||14.0%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||13.0%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||3.0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
78% of Northwest Missouri State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||17%|
|Top 25% of class||42%|
|Top 50% of class||78%|
|Lower 50% of class||22%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||20%||19%|
Applicants have 37 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Northwest Missouri State University is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Northwest Missouri State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|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=178624 IPEDS survey data for Northwest Missouri State University.
1% of students submit their SAT scores to Northwest. 97% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
80% of those who apply are granted admission to Northwest. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1180. 1% 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 19 and 24. 97% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.