If you are thinking about applying to Morningside College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
|Morningside College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||14%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||100%|
Morningside College 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.
Getting into Morningside College is moderately difficult. Morningside College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Morningside College accepted 58% of students, around 2,525 of the 4,385 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Morningside College, 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.
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 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
|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|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Morningside College must submit the following items. Double check with Morningside College'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)||2.5|
|Other Requirements||√||minimum ACT score of 20 or SAT of 1410 and either rank in top half of class or 2.5 GPA|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Morningside College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 84% submitted a class rank. At Morningside College 14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36% were in the top 25% and 70% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Morningside College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Morningside College does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Morningside College 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. 100% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at Morningside College, you should strive to earn between 20 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Morningside College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Morningside College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Morningside College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Morningside College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Morningside College?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Morningside College.
Does Morningside College accept transfer credits?
Morningside College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Morningside College accepts:
Does Morningside College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Morningside College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Morningside College?
Morningside College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Morningside College's acceptance rate?
Morningside College's acceptance rate is 58%.
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How hard is it to get into Morningside College? Morningside College is a somewhat selective institution. The Morningside College acceptance rate is 58%. This means that the institution accepts 57 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Morningside College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Morningside College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Morningside College is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Morningside College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Morningside College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.42. 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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