Montana State University-Northern

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Montana State University-Northern can be found in Havre, MT, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 1,400 students are enrolled at Montana State University-Northern.

Most of the students that got into this school earned an SAT score within the range of 1140 to 1480, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 17 to 22. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Montana State University-Northern average GPA ranges from 2.71 to 3.04 for accepted students. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Montana State University-Northern Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Montana State University-Northern was reported as 100.0% in Fall 2013 with over 376 applications submitted to this school. 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

  • SAT Scores: 1140 - 1480
  • ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Montana State University-Northern?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Montana State University-Northern, 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Montana State University-Northern has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 77.2%
  • 2010-2011: 66.3%
  • 2011-2012: 64.0%
  • 2012-2013: 78.5%
  • 2013-2014: 100.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 82.4%

How Does Montana State University-Northern Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Montana State University-Northern is eighty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Carroll College53.0%
Rocky Mountain College66.8%
Montana Tech of the University of Montana88.9%
Dickinson State University48.7%

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
  • 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)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Montana State University-Northern (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading385 - 490
Math385 - 505
Writing370 - 485
Total Score1140 - 1480
ACT®Score Range
English14 - 21
Math17 - 23
Composite Score17 - 22
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