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Missouri University of Science and Technology Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Missouri University of Science and Technology, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is July 1 and the fee for the application costs $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 submit their applications for Fall should hear back from Missouri University of Science and Technology by September 1.

Missouri University of Science and Technology Admissions Stats at a Glance

Missouri University of Science and Technology 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.8
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 41.5%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 10%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 93%
Waitlist No

Considering Applying Early to Missouri University of Science and Technology?

Missouri University of Science and Technology 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 University of Science and Technology

Getting into Missouri University of Science and Technology is very difficult. Missouri University of Science and Technology evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Missouri University of Science and Technology accepted 81% of students, around 4,503 of the 5,528 students who applied.

Schools that are very difficult to get into, like Missouri University of Science and Technology, accept fewer than 60% of all applicants. At least 50% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT and over 26 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What Does Missouri University of Science and Technology Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Missouri University of Science and Technology

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

Missouri University of Science and Technology 2021-2022 Application Requirements

Double check with Missouri University of Science and Technology's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Missouri University of Science and Technology?

Students admitted to Missouri University of Science and Technology have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.

Out of all students that were admitted, 62.7% submitted a class rank. At Missouri University of Science and Technology 41.5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 73.7% were in the top 25% and 94.7% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Missouri University of Science and Technology, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 62.7%
3.75 and 3.99 22.7%
3.50 and 3.74 15%
3.25 and 3.49 8.4%
3.00 and 3.24 3.4%
2.50 and 2.9 1.5%
2.00 and 2.49 0.46%

Missouri University of Science and Technology considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Missouri University of Science and Technology is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 10% of Missouri University of Science and Technology's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 93% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Missouri University of Science and Technology?

To be competitive with other Missouri University of Science and Technology applicants, you should strive to earn between 1230 and 1370 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Missouri University of Science and Technology 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1370 and 25% of scored lower than 1230, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Missouri University of Science and Technology students scored 718 or higher and 75% of students scored 595 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Missouri University of Science and Technology students scored 670 or higher, and 75% scored a 595 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Missouri University of Science and Technology?

To be most competitive at Missouri University of Science and Technology, you should strive to earn between 25 and 31 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 31 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Missouri University of Science and Technology's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 31, and three out of four students scored lower than 31 on the ACT.

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

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Transferring to Missouri University of Science and Technology

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Transfer students can enroll in Missouri University of Science and Technology during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Missouri University of Science and Technology Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Missouri University of Science and Technology?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Does Missouri University of Science and Technology accept transfer credits?

Missouri University of Science and Technology accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Missouri University of Science and Technology accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Missouri University of Science and Technology accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Missouri University of Science and Technology accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Missouri University of Science and Technology?

Missouri University of Science and Technology is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Missouri University of Science and Technology's acceptance rate?

Missouri University of Science and Technology's acceptance rate is 81%.

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Missouri University of Science and Technology Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Very Selective

81%

How hard is it to get into Missouri University of Science and Technology? Missouri University of Science and Technology is a very selective institution. The Missouri University of Science and Technology acceptance rate is 81%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.

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Missouri University of Science and Technology Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Missouri University of Science and Technology is Jul 1.

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

Missouri University of Science and Technology ACT Scores

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ACT Range

25 - 31

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

31 and Above

Good

25 to 31

Avg

25 and Less

Low

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Missouri University of Science and Technology SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1230 - 1370

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Math SAT Range

633 - 718

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Reading SAT Range

595 - 670

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Missouri University of Science and Technology GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.8

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Missouri University of Science and Technology, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.8. 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

7,645

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

81%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,653

Out-of-State

$29,601

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Application Deadline

Jul 1
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