Dakota State University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted Dakota State University freshman is 1122 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1122 is in the 63rd percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1000 to 1245. The 75th percentile score is 1245 while the 25th percentile score is 1000.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Dakota State but we estimate it to be around a 880 total composite SAT score.
The average score for Dakota State students on the math portion of the SAT is 552 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 495 and the 75th percentile score 610.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 505 to 635 and the average score for Dakota State University students is 570.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Dakota State University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 85.6%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.33.
An SAT score of 1245 or higher is very competitive at Dakota State and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an almost certain chance of acceptance with the probability 92% or higher.
Scores between 1120 to 1235 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 86% to 92%.
SAT scores between 1000 to 1110 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 76% to 85% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 880 to 990 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 75% chance of admission to Dakota State. SAT scores below 880 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219082 IPEDS survey data for Dakota State University.