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Milwaukee School of Engineering Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Milwaukee School of Engineering, the regular decision application deadline is September 1 and 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.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.

Considering Applying Early to Milwaukee School of Engineering?

Milwaukee School of Engineering 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 To Get Into Milwaukee School of Engineering

Getting into Milwaukee School of Engineering is moderately difficult. Milwaukee School of Engineering evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Milwaukee School of Engineering accepted 60% of all applicants., around 2,439 of the 4,059 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Milwaukee School of Engineering, 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.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Milwaukee School of Engineering?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider 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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Milwaukee School of Engineering

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
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 Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Milwaukee School of Engineering 2021-2022 Application Requirements

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

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Milwaukee School of Engineering?

Students admitted to Milwaukee School of Engineering have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Milwaukee School of Engineering, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 30%
3.50 and 3.74 20%
3.25 and 3.49 11%
3.00 and 3.24 7%
2.50 and 2.9 4%
2.00 and 2.49 0%
Milwaukee School of Engineering does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Milwaukee School of Engineering has 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, 24% of Milwaukee School of Engineering's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 82% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Milwaukee School of Engineering?

To be competitive with other Milwaukee School of Engineering applicants, you should strive to earn between 1190 and 1350 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Milwaukee School of Engineering 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1350 and 25% of scored lower than 1190, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Milwaukee School of Engineering?

To be most competitive at Milwaukee School of Engineering, you should strive to earn between 25 and 30 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 30 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Milwaukee School of Engineering's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 30, and three out of four students scored lower than 30 on the ACT.

A 25 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Milwaukee School of Engineering students. Only one out of every four students scored below 25.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Milwaukee School of Engineering

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Milwaukee School of Engineering.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Milwaukee School of Engineering during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term

Milwaukee School of Engineering Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Milwaukee School of Engineering?

Students who are admitted to Milwaukee School of Engineering must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does Milwaukee School of Engineering accept transfer credits?

Milwaukee School of Engineering accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Milwaukee School of Engineering accepts:

CLEP subject tests ACE recommendations for credit

Does Milwaukee School of Engineering accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Milwaukee School of Engineering does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits

Do I have to submit test scores to Milwaukee School of Engineering?

No, Milwaukee School of Engineering is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

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Milwaukee School of Engineering Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

60%

How hard is it to get into Milwaukee School of Engineering? Milwaukee School of Engineering is a somewhat selective institution. The Milwaukee School of Engineering acceptance rate is 60%. This means that the institution accepts 60 out of every 100 applicants.

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Milwaukee School of Engineering Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Milwaukee School of Engineering is Sep 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Milwaukee School of Engineering is Continuous processing.

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

Milwaukee School of Engineering ACT Scores

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ACT Range

25 - 30

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

30 and Above

Good

25 to 30

Avg

25 and Less

Low

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Milwaukee School of Engineering SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1190 - 1350

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Math SAT Range

600 - 700

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Milwaukee School of Engineering GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.72

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Milwaukee School of Engineering, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.72. 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.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,673

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

60%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$45,099

Out-of-State

$45,099

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 1
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