Missouri Baptist University (MBU)

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Missouri Baptist University can be found in Saint Louis, MO, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 5,800 students are enrolled at MBU.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores at MBU. A score within the range of 920 - 1100 on the SAT exam, or 19 - 23 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the MBU average GPA (2.98 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. About 60% of all applicant were accepted at MBU, and from those that were granted acceptance about 55% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at mobap.edu.

Overall MBU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Missouri Baptist University was reported as 61.0% in Fall 2020 with over 865 college applications submitted to MBU. 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

  • MBU ACT Scores: 19 - 23
  • MBU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Missouri Baptist University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Missouri Baptist University 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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Missouri Baptist University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 51.2%
  • 2017-2018: 54.5%
  • 2018-2019: 52.3%
  • 2019-2020: 61.0%
  • Projected MBU Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 52.1%

How Does MBU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Missouri Baptist University is eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Webster University56.9%
Fontbonne University78.7%
Lindenwood University87.6%
McKendree University63.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 MBU (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 550
Math450 - 550
Total Score920 - 1100
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 23
Math17 - 23
Composite Score19 - 23
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