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Muskingum Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Muskingum University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
74.4%
Admission Difficulty for Muskingum University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Muskingum and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,377 out of 1,851 applicants were admitted making Muskingum a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. Muskingum University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 28% 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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Muskingum SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
11%
SAT Scores for Muskingum University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Muskingum University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1090

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

Muskingum University typically requires 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. 11 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

Muskingum University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >83%
1085 to 1180 Avg + 74%-83%
990 to 1085 Avg - 63%-74%
895 to 990 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 895 Low <50%
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Muskingum ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
92%
ACT Scores for Muskingum University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Muskingum University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Muskingum?

Admission data indicates that Muskingum 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Muskingum University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Muskingum University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >84%
21 to 24 Avg + 74%-84%
19 to 21 Avg - 65%-74%
17 to 19 Reach 55%-65%
Less than 17 Low <55%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Muskingum University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Muskingum University was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Muskingum accepts 74% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Muskingum University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 21% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 13% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

70% of Muskingum University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Muskingum University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18%
Top 25% of class 43%
Top 50% of class 70%
Bottom 50% of class 30%
Bottom 25% of class 8%

Admission Statistics

Muskingum University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 855 996 1,851
Accepted 669 708 1,377
Acceptance Rate 78% 71% 74%
Enrolled 193 191 384
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 27% 28%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
10

Applicants have 10 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Muskingum University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Muskingum 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=204264 IPEDS survey data for Muskingum University.