Morningside College

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Morningside College can be found in Sioux City, IA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around two thousand students enrolled each year at Morningside College.

Most of the students that got into Morningside College have scored in-between 19 - 25 on the ACT. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Morningside College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.33. This school has an acceptance rate of about 63% with 16% of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Morningside College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Morningside College was reported as 63.1% in Fall 2020 with over 3,740 college 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

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Morningside College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Morningside College 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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Morningside College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 56.9%
  • 2017-2018: 55.2%
  • 2018-2019: 57.6%
  • 2019-2020: 63.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 55.1%

How Does Morningside College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Morningside College is eleven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Northwestern College69.5%
Dordt College75.5%
Buena Vista University57.4%
Mount Marty College71.6%
Midland University49.3%

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
  • 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 Morningside College (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math17 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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