The acceptance rate at MSOE is 60%. It ranks #4 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. MSOE is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 2,439 out of 4,059 applicants were admitted.
The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 24 percent (SAT 1180/1370 ACT 25/30). Milwaukee School of Engineering typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.72. 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The MSOE application fee is $0 and applications are due by Aug 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Milwaukee School of Engineering. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 25% of students submitted SAT scores and 81% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||600|
|SAT Composite 25th||1180|
|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 prefers applicants to be in the top 27 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1180 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 1080. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. MSOE ranks #3 in Wisconsin and #140 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 25 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
Find other colleges with similar SAT score requirementsData Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|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 and #206 in the U.S. 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.
Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirementsData Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into Milwaukee School of Engineering?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into MSOE. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Milwaukee School of Engineering was 3.72 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- 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 60% of students who apply.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||30.0%||Avg|
|3.50 to 3.74||20.0%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||11.0%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||7.0%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||4.0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.49||0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||23%||23%|
Applicants have 184 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Milwaukee School of Engineering is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Milwaukee School of Engineering and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|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||No|
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.
60% 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 1180 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.