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MSU Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

81.4%
Admission Difficulty for Midwestern State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into MSU? The school has a 81% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,730 out of 3,354 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 very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent. Midwestern State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 30% 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1010-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
65%
SAT Scores for Midwestern State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Midwestern State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Estimated Average SAT 1100
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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Midwestern State University?

Midwestern State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 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

Midwestern State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >88%
1100 to 1190 Avg + 81%-88%
1010 to 1100 Avg - 71%-81%
920 to 1010 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 920 Low <60%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
57%
ACT Scores for Midwestern State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Midwestern State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Estimated Average ACT 20
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 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. 57 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Midwestern State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Midwestern State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >89%
20 to 23 Avg + 81%-89%
18 to 20 Avg - 74%-81%
16 to 18 Reach 65%-74%
Less than 16 Low <65%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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

You will need above average high school grades to get into Midwestern State University. 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. If your high school grades are above the average 3.43 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as MSU accepts 81% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Midwestern State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Midwestern State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,951 1,403 3,354
Accepted 1,636 1,094 2,730
Acceptance Rate 84% 78% 81%
Enrolled 473 348 821
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 32% 30%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 7, 2019
Days left to Apply
108

Applicants have 108 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 7, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to MSU before the Aug 7 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 Midwestern State University and what considerations affect 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.