The acceptance rate at Central is 64%. It ranks #0 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Central is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 3,603 out of 5,666 applicants were admitted.
The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent (SAT 0/0 ACT 19/25). University of Central Missouri typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.54. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Central application fee is $30 and applications are due by Apr 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. University of Central Missouri 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||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|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Central?
Admission data indicates that Central 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 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #0 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 98 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Central Missouri.
Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirementsData Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into University of Central Missouri?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Central. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Central Missouri was 3.54 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Central accepts 64% of students who apply.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||20.34%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||18.84%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||15.75%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||11.25%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||12.09%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||3.0%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.08%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
74% of University of Central Missouri freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||13%|
|Top 25% of class||37%|
|Top 50% of class||74%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||35%||30%|
Applicants have 122 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Central Missouri is $30.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Central Missouri 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||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176965 IPEDS survey data for University of Central Missouri.
98% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
64% of those who apply are granted admission to Central. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 98% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.