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Motlow Admissions

Check in with Motlow State Community College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

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 an application fee waiver.

Motlow Admissions Stats at a Glance

Motlow 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 89%
Waitlist No

Considering Applying Early to Motlow?

Motlow State Community 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.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Motlow?

It is not competitive to get into Motlow. Motlow has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Motlow **accepted , around 3,510 of the 3,510 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Motlow, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to nursing program is program moderately difficult.

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

What's Most Important to Get In to Motlow?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines 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 choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Motlow 2021-2022 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Motlow?

Students admitted to Motlow have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Motlow State Community College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 14%
3.50 and 3.74 18%
3.25 and 3.49 13%
3.00 and 3.24 13%
2.50 and 2.9 20%
2.00 and 2.49 10%

Motlow does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Motlow 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. 89% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Motlow?

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What's a Good ACT Score for Motlow?

To be most competitive at Motlow, you should strive to earn between 16 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Motlow's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Motlow students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

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Transferring to Motlow State Community College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Motlow. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Motlow during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Motlow Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Motlow?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Motlow.

Does Motlow accept transfer credits?

Motlow accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Motlow accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Motlow?

Motlow is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Motlow Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

100%

How hard is it to get into Motlow? Motlow is a open admission institution. The Motlow acceptance rate is 100%. This means that the institution accepts 100 out of every 100 applicants.

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Motlow Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Motlow is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Motlow is Continuous processing.

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

Motlow ACT Scores

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ACT Range

16 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above

Good

16 to 22

Avg

16 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Motlow is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Motlow. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Motlow SAT Scores

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Motlow GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.2

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Motlow, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.2. 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

6,616

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,330

Out-of-State

$16,906

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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