|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very 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.
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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||930|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1120|
|Average SAT Score||1030|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19|
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
|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%|
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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
73% of Midwestern State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||27%||31%||29%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Midwestern State University is $40.
What are the requirements for admission to Midwestern State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
70% of students submit their SAT scores to MSU. 54% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.
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.