MSOE Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Milwaukee School of Engineering
|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 #13 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,818 out of 2,893 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 22 percent. Milwaukee School of Engineering typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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MSOE SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT10%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||600|
|SAT Math 25th||620|
|SAT Composite 25th||1220|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||740|
|SAT Composite 75th||1420|
|Average SAT Score||1320|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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 22 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1220 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 1120. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1320 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Wisconsin for highest average SAT composite score. 10 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1420 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1320 to 1420||Avg +||63%-74%|
|1220 to 1320||Avg -||50%-63%|
|1120 to 1220||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 1120||Low||<37%|
MSOE ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT94%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||27|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 #3 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Milwaukee School of Engineering.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.69
Typical High School GradesB+
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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||29%||28%|
What are the requirements for admission to Milwaukee School of Engineering and what considerations affect 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|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=239318 IPEDS survey data for Milwaukee School of Engineering.