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Mayville State University Admission Requirements

Mayville, North Dakota

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Chances of getting into Mayville State University

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Mayville State University? Mayville State University is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Mayville State University directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Mayville State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

Mayville State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
880-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for Mayville State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 880
SAT Scores for Mayville State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1070

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mayville State University?

Mayville State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 81 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 880 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 690. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. Mayville State University ranks #4 in North Dakota for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Mayville State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1250 and Above Good >68%
1065 to 1250 Avg + 53%-68%
880 to 1065 Avg - 37%-53%
695 to 880 Reach 24%-37%
Less than 695 Low <24%
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Mayville State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
70%
ACT Scores for Mayville State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Mayville State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Mayville State University?

Admission data indicates that Mayville State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in North Dakota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 70 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mayville State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mayville State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
23 and Above Good >71%
20 to 23 Avg + 53%-71%
18 to 20 Avg - 40%-53%
16 to 18 Reach 29%-40%
Less than 16 Low <29%
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Mayville State University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.14
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into Mayville State University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Mayville State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mayville State University was 3.14 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in North Dakota for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Mayville State University accepts 53% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Applying

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Mayville State University is $35.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mayville State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Mayville State University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Mayville State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200226 IPEDS survey data for Mayville State University.

FAQs

Does Mayville State University prefer SAT or ACT?

70% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Mayville State University?

Mayville State University has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.