|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into MSOE and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,079 out of 3,294 applicants were admitted making MSOE a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 24 percent. Milwaukee School of Engineering typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||610|
|SAT Composite 25th||1190|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||700|
|SAT Composite 75th||1370|
|Average SAT Score||1280|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Milwaukee School of Engineering?
Milwaukee School of Engineering typically requires applicants to be in the top 26 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1190 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 1100. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Wisconsin for highest average SAT composite score. 25 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1370 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1280 to 1370||Avg +||63%-74%|
|1190 to 1280||Avg -||50%-63%|
|1100 to 1190||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 1100||Low||<37%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||31|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||27|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into MSOE?
Admission data indicates that MSOE regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 81 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Milwaukee School of Engineering.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>76%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||63%-76%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||53%-63%|
|23 to 25||Reach||42%-53%|
|Less than 23||Low||<42%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Milwaukee School of Engineering. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Milwaukee School of Engineering was 3.69 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as MSOE accepts 63% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||23%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||11%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||2%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||32%||29%|
What are the requirements for admission to Milwaukee School of Engineering and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=239318 IPEDS survey data for Milwaukee School of Engineering.
25% of students submit their SAT scores to MSOE. 81% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
63% of those who apply are granted admission to MSOE. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1190 and 1370. 25% 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 25 and 30. 81% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.