The school is known for being a fairly selective school. The school receives approximately 2,300 applications each year. With regards to the overall acceptance rate, it tends to be around 64 percent which equates to about 1,400 students being accepted to the institution. Every year, about 21 percent of the 1,400 students who received the acceptance letter from Southwest Minnesota State University made the decision to attend. The ratio of the applicants who applied is 44% and 55% for males and females respectively. However, of the freshmen enrolled, 53% were typically women chose Southwest Minnesota State University after receiving the acceptance letter and 46% were men.

First-year students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Southwest Minnesota State University when applying. Most often, accepted students have test scores in the range of 18 - 24 for ACT or 907 - 1,087 for SAT. This institution also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit. Southwest Minnesota State University’s undergraduate application fee is $20. To apply at Southwest Minnesota State University, you are required to send these required documents: ACT/SAT scores. The institution highly suggests that students who are applying have the completion of college-preparatory program, Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.), Secondary school GPA, Secondary school rank, and Secondary school record.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
2,264
Male 999
Female 1,246

 

Acceptance
1,448
Male 650
Female 798

 

Enrollment Total
304
Male 140
Female 164


Acceptance Rate
64%
Male
65.1%
Female
64%

 

Yield
21%
Male
21.5%
Female
20.5%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$20


Graduate

$30



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school rank
    Secondary school record

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