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Montana State University Northern Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Montana State University Northern, the fee for the application is $30. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Applying Early to Montana State University Northern?

Montana State University-Northern 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 Montana State University-Northern

Montana State University Northern is amoderately difficult school to get into. Montana State University Northern evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Montana State University Northern accepted 64% of all applicants., around 242 of the 378 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Montana State University Northern, 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. Admissions to nursing program is program very difficult.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What Does Montana State University Northern Look For in an Applicant?

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

Admissions Factors at Montana State University Northern

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

Montana State University Northern 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Montana State University Northern must submit the following items. Double check with Montana State University Northern'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
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Montana State University Northern?

Students admitted to Montana State University Northern have an average unweighted GPA of 2.8.

Out of all students that were admitted, 78.07% submitted a class rank. At Montana State University Northern 3.93% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 14.04% were in the top 25% and 42.7% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Montana State University-Northern, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 78.07%

Montana State University Northern 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.

Transferring to Montana State University-Northern

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Montana State University Northern.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Montana State University Northern during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Montana State University Northern Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Montana State University Northern?

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

Does Montana State University Northern accept transfer credits?

Montana State University Northern transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Montana State University Northern accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Montana State University Northern does not accept International Baccalaureate credits

Do I have to submit test scores to Montana State University Northern?

Montana State University Northern. is not test optional. Test scores are will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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Montana State University Northern Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

64%

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

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Montana State University Northern Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Montana State University Northern is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Montana State University Northern is Continuous processing.

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

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Montana State University Northern GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

2.79

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Montana State University Northern, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.79. 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

1,273

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

64%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,954

Out-of-State

$18,666

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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