Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSU Moorhead)

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Minnesota State University Moorhead can be found in Moorhead, MN, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. MSU Moorhead has an enrollment of around seven thousand students.

The majority of students admitted to MSU Moorhead got an SAT score between 930 to 1150, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 20 to 25. We were able to estimate the MSU Moorhead average GPA (3.06 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. MSU Moorhead admits around 90% of students applying per year. Of those that are accepted, about 31% of students registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at mnstate.edu.

Overall MSU Moorhead Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

89.1%

The overall acceptance rate for Minnesota State University Moorhead was reported as 89.1% in Fall 2013 with over 3,560 applications submitted to Minnesota State University Moorhead. 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 Moorhead ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • MSU Moorhead Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Minnesota State University Moorhead?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of MSU Moorhead is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2016 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2016-2017 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Minnesota State University Moorhead has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 77.3%
  • 2010-2011: 73.4%
  • 2011-2012: 62.8%
  • 2012-2013: 83.6%
  • 2013-2014: 89.1%
  • Projected MSU Moorhead Acceptance Rate 2016-2017: 80.4%

How Does MSU Moorhead Compare?

89.1%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for MSU Moorhead is sixty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Concordia College at Moorhead78.0%
Valley City State University82.9%
University of Minnesota-Crookston69.2%
University of Minnesota-Morris57.6%
Bemidji State University66.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes 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
Applicants3,56240.0%60.0%
Admitted3,17439.6%60.4%
Enrolled98936.5%63.5%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to MSU Moorhead (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English19 - 24
Math19 - 25
Composite Score20 - 25
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