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University of Missouri-St Louis Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

75.9%
Admission Difficulty for University of Missouri St Louis
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into University of Missouri-St Louis? The school has a 76% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,496 out of 1,970 applicants were admitted making University of Missouri St Louis 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 36 percent. University of Missouri St Louis typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 32% 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1140-1290
Applicants Submitting SAT
5%
SAT Scores for University of Missouri St Louis
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1140
SAT Scores for University of Missouri St Louis
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1290
Estimated Average SAT 1220
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Missouri St Louis?

University of Missouri St Louis typically requires applicants to be in the top 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 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 1060. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. 5 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

University of Missouri St Louis admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1290 and Above Good >84%
1215 to 1290 Avg + 76%-84%
1140 to 1215 Avg - 65%-76%
1065 to 1140 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 1065 Low <52%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
22-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
94%
ACT Scores for University of Missouri St Louis
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for University of Missouri St Louis
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
Estimated Average ACT 24
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Missouri-St Louis?

Admission data indicates that University of Missouri-St Louis regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Missouri St Louis.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Missouri St Louis admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >86%
24 to 27 Avg + 76%-86%
22 to 24 Avg - 67%-76%
20 to 22 Reach 58%-67%
Less than 20 Low <58%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.46
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Missouri St Louis. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Missouri St Louis was 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.46 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Missouri-St Louis accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Missouri St Louis students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 31% Good
3.50 to 3.75 25% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 10% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 13% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

63% of University of Missouri St Louis freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Missouri St Louis students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 30%
Top 25% of class 63%
Top 50% of class 87%
Bottom 50% of class 13%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

University of Missouri St Louis admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,218 752 1,970
Accepted 900 596 1,496
Acceptance Rate 74% 79% 76%
Enrolled 258 224 482
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 38% 32%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 25, 2019
Days left to Apply
126

Applicants have 126 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 25, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of Missouri-St Louis before the Aug 25 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Missouri St Louis and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Missouri St Louis Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Missouri St Louis
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=178420 IPEDS survey data for University of Missouri St Louis.