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Methodist University Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Methodist University, the application fee is $50.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.

Methodist University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Methodist University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 15%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 56%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 53%
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Considering Applying Early to Methodist University?

Methodist University does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Methodist University?

Getting into Methodist University is moderately difficult. Methodist University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Methodist University accepted 76% of students, around 2,253 of the 2,970 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Methodist University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What Does Methodist University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Methodist University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Methodist University Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Methodist University must submit the following items. Double check with Methodist University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Methodist University?

Students admitted to Methodist University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 79% submitted a class rank. At Methodist University 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 33% were in the top 25% and 70% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Methodist University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 79%
3.75 and 3.99 8.06%
3.50 and 3.74 16.42%
3.25 and 3.49 12.84%
3.00 and 3.24 15.22%
2.50 and 2.9 17.61%
2.00 and 2.49 2.69%

Methodist University does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Methodist University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 56% of Methodist University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 53% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Methodist University?

To be competitive with other Methodist University applicants, you should strive to earn between 940 and 1120 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Methodist University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1120 and 25% of scored lower than 940, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Methodist University students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Methodist University students scored 570 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Methodist University?

To be most competitive at Methodist University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Methodist University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Methodist University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

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Transferring to Methodist University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Methodist University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by August 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Methodist University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Methodist University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Methodist University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Methodist University.

Does Methodist University accept transfer credits?

Methodist University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Methodist University accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Methodist University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Methodist University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Methodist University?

Methodist University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Methodist University's acceptance rate?

Methodist University's acceptance rate is 76%.

Want To Learn More About Methodist University?

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Methodist University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

76%

How hard is it to get into Methodist University? Methodist University is a somewhat selective institution. The Methodist University acceptance rate is 76%. This means that the institution accepts 75 out of every 100 applicants.

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Methodist University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Methodist University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Methodist University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Methodist University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

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18 to 24

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Methodist University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Methodist University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Methodist University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

940 - 1120

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Math SAT Range

470 - 590

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Reading SAT Range

460 - 570

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Methodist University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.52

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Methodist University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.52. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,773

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$36,960

Out-of-State

$36,960

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