Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Southeast Missouri State University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Southeast Missouri State University
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Southeast Missouri State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate. Last year, 4,208 out of 4,977 applicants were admitted making Southeast Missouri State University 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 49 percent. Southeast Missouri State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 43% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Southeast Missouri State University SAT Scores
SAT RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT-
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||N/A|
|SAT Math 75th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average SAT Score||N/A|
Southeast Missouri State University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT96%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|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 Southeast Missouri State University?
Admission data indicates that Southeast Missouri State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 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 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southeast Missouri State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>91%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||85%-91%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||77%-85%|
|17 to 20||Reach||66%-77%|
|Less than 17||Low||<66%|
Avg. High School GPA3.3
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Southeast Missouri State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southeast Missouri State University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Southeast Missouri State University accepts 85% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||13%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||22%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||8%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
72% of Southeast 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||72%|
|Bottom 50% of class||28%|
|Bottom 25% of class||7%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||41%||46%||43%|
Applications were DueJul 1, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Southeast Missouri State University and what considerations affect 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=179557 IPEDS survey data for Southeast Missouri State University.