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Midwestern State University Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Midwestern State University, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the fee for the application is $40.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Midwestern State University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Midwestern State University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 11.86%
Admissions Test Policy Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 68%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 47%

Considering Applying Early to Midwestern State University?

Midwestern State University does not offer early decision but does offer 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.

What Does Midwestern State 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 given the most weight 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 apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Midwestern State University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Midwestern State University Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Midwestern State University?

Out of all students that were admitted, 72.75% submitted a class rank. At Midwestern State University 11.86% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36.6% were in the top 25% and 71.99% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Midwestern State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 72.75%
3.75 and 3.99 15.89%
3.50 and 3.74 22.67%
3.25 and 3.49 22.88%
3.00 and 3.24 14.83%
2.50 and 2.9 16.53%
2.00 and 2.49 3.6%

Midwestern State University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Midwestern State University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 68% of Midwestern State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 47% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Midwestern State University?

To be competitive with other Midwestern State University applicants, you should strive to earn between 920 and 1110 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Midwestern State University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1110 and 25% of scored lower than 920, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Midwestern State University students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Midwestern State University students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Midwestern State University?

To be most competitive at Midwestern State University, you should strive to earn between 16 and 22.25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22.25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Midwestern State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22.25, and three out of four students scored lower than 22.25 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Midwestern State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

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Transferring to Midwestern State University

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

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

Midwestern State University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Midwestern State University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Midwestern State University.

Does Midwestern State University accept transfer credits?

Midwestern State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Midwestern State University accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • Life Long Learning Credit
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Midwestern State University?

No, Midwestern State University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

What is Midwestern State University's acceptance rate?

Midwestern State University's acceptance rate is 90%.

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Midwestern State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Midwestern State University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Midwestern State University is Aug 1.

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

Midwestern State University ACT Scores


ACT Range

16 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above


16 to 22


16 and Less


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Midwestern State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

920 - 1110


Math SAT Range

450 - 540


Reading SAT Range

460 - 560

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Midwestern State University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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