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Missouri Baptist University Admissions

If you want to apply to Missouri Baptist University, the fee for the application is $35.

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.

Missouri Baptist University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Missouri Baptist University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 10%
Admissions Test Policy Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 15%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 82%
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Considering Applying Early to Missouri Baptist University?

Missouri Baptist 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 To Get Into Missouri Baptist University

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

In 2021, Missouri Baptist University accepted 65% of students, around 496 of the 765 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Missouri Baptist 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.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Missouri Baptist University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. 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 put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Missouri Baptist University

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

Missouri Baptist University Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Missouri Baptist University?

Students admitted to Missouri Baptist University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 55% submitted a class rank. At Missouri Baptist University 10% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 33% were in the top 25% and 64% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Missouri Baptist University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 55%

Missouri Baptist University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Missouri Baptist 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, 15% of Missouri Baptist University'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 Missouri Baptist University?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Missouri Baptist University students scored 510 or higher and 75% of students scored 430 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Missouri Baptist University students scored 540 or higher, and 75% scored a 430 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Missouri Baptist University?

To be most competitive at Missouri Baptist University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Missouri Baptist University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

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

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Transferring to Missouri Baptist University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Missouri Baptist University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

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

Missouri Baptist University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Missouri Baptist University?

Students who are admitted to Missouri Baptist University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Missouri Baptist University accept transfer credits?

Missouri Baptist University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Missouri Baptist University accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • Life Long Learning Credit
  • ACE recommendations for credit
  • Excelsior College Examinations

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to Missouri Baptist University?

No, Missouri Baptist University is test optional, so you can decide if you want to to include your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, 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..

What is Missouri Baptist University's acceptance rate?

Missouri Baptist University's acceptance rate is 65%.

Want To Learn More About Missouri Baptist University?

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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Missouri Baptist University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

65%

How hard is it to get into Missouri Baptist University? Missouri Baptist University is a somewhat selective institution. The Missouri Baptist University acceptance rate is 65%. This means that the institution accepts 64 out of every 100 applicants.

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Missouri Baptist University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

Missouri Baptist University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

18 to 23

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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Missouri Baptist University SAT Scores

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Math SAT Range

410 - 510

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Reading SAT Range

430 - 540

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Missouri Baptist University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.26

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Missouri Baptist University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.26. 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

4,860

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

65%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$29,360

Out-of-State

$29,360

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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