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Chances of getting into Midwestern State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
79.3%
Admission Difficulty for Midwestern State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into MSU and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #37 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,018 out of 3,808 applicants were admitted making Midwestern State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 71 percent. Midwestern State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

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

MSU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
930-1120
Applicants Submitting SAT
70%
SAT Scores for Midwestern State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Midwestern State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1030

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

Midwestern State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #48 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 70 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Midwestern State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >86%
1025 to 1120 Avg + 79%-86%
930 to 1025 Avg - 69%-79%
835 to 930 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 835 Low <57%
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MSU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
54%
ACT Scores for Midwestern State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Midwestern State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that MSU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #47 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Midwestern State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Midwestern State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >88%
19 to 22 Avg + 79%-88%
17 to 19 Avg - 71%-79%
15 to 17 Reach 62%-71%
Less than 15 Low <62%
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MSU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.43
Typical High School Grades
B+

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

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into MSU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Midwestern State University was 3.43 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #29 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.43 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as MSU accepts 79% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Midwestern State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 28% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

73% of Midwestern State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Midwestern State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 36%
Top 50% of class 73%
Bottom 50% of class 27%
Bottom 25% of class 6%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Midwestern State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,438 1,370 3,808
Accepted 1,949 1,069 3,018
Acceptance Rate 80% 78% 79%
Enrolled 531 335 866
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 31% 29%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Midwestern State University is $40.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Midwestern 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=226833 IPEDS survey data for Midwestern State University.

FAQs

Does Midwestern State University prefer SAT or ACT?

70% of students submit their SAT scores to MSU. 54% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Midwestern State University?

79% of those who apply are granted admission to MSU. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Midwestern State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1120. 70% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Midwestern State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 54% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.