Midwestern State University (MSU)

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Midwestern State University can be found in Wichita Falls, TX, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About 7,100 students are enrolled at MSU.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 1320 (25th percentile) to 1610 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 23 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants admitted to this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Midwestern State University (MSU) average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.25. 72% of all applicants are granted admission to MSU, from which 39% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at mwsu.edu.

Overall Midwestern State University (MSU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

71.8%

The overall acceptance rate for Midwestern State University was reported as 71.8% in Fall 2013 with over 3,020 college applications submitted to MSU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • MSU SAT Scores: 1320 - 1610
  • MSU ACT Scores: 19 - 23
  • MSU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Midwestern State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Midwestern State University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Midwestern State University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 87.9%
  • 2010-2011: 63.6%
  • 2011-2012: 52.2%
  • 2012-2013: 75.3%
  • 2013-2014: 71.8%
  • Projected MSU Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 69.6%

How Does Midwestern State University (MSU) Compare?

71.8%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Midwestern State University is twenty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Texas Christian University47.4%
Texas Wesleyan University41.7%
Austin College58.6%
Southwestern Oklahoma State University90.3%
University of Dallas90.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants3,02342.9%57.1%
Admitted2,17042.4%57.6%
Enrolled84743.7%56.3%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Midwestern State University (MSU) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 540
Math460 - 550
Writing420 - 520
Total Score1320 - 1610
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 23
Math18 - 24
Composite Score19 - 23
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