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 6,600 students are enrolled at MSU.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 930 (25th percentile) to 1120 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 17 (25th percentile) to 22 (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 2.80 - 3.14. 79% of all applicants are granted admission to MSU, from which 29% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at msutexas.edu.

Overall Midwestern State University (MSU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Midwestern State University was reported as 79.3% in Fall 2020 with over 3,810 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 ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • MSU Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Midwestern State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into MSU, 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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Midwestern State University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 74.5%
  • 2017-2018: 81.4%
  • 2018-2019: 71.1%
  • 2019-2020: 79.3%
  • Projected MSU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 71.3%

How Does Midwestern State University (MSU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Midwestern State University is forty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Texas Wesleyan University42.1%
Austin College51.3%
Southwestern Oklahoma State University91.1%
University of Dallas45.3%
Abilene Christian University61.5%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Midwestern State University (MSU) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 570
Math460 - 550
Total Score930 - 1120
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 22
Math16 - 22
Composite Score17 - 22
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